On Saturday, Justin Trudeau will be inaugurated as prime minister of Canada.
The country has been rocked by the deaths of five Canadian soldiers in Afghanistan.
As Trudeau is sworn in, the country is still dealing with the fallout of that tragedy.
The Canadian government is grappling with how to handle the fallout.
Prime Minister Trudeau will take the oath of office at a time when the country has faced several major crises, including a terrorist attack that killed 14 soldiers, and another crisis at home.
Justin Trudeau’s brother was shot and killed in Afghanistan on Saturday, according to an official who spoke on condition of anonymity.
Two others were wounded in the incident, according the official, who was not authorized to speak to the media.
Justin Trudeau was in Kabul at the time.
On Sunday, the Canadian military said they were investigating the death of the brother.
What are the repercussions for Justin Trudeau and the country?
Justin and his wife Sophie Grégoire Trudeau were expected to return to Canada later Sunday.
Trudeau will have a short time to take the Oath of Office, but Canada’s top military officers are asking Canadians to remain vigilant and stay vigilant, saying it’s the best way to keep Canadians safe.
On Friday, the Trudeau family was notified of the death in Afghanistan, the official said.
The official said Trudeau will leave office on Sunday.
Canada is still mourning the deaths.
What’s the latest on the investigation?
The Canadian Forces has asked Canadian citizens and permanent residents to stay away from the Ottawa airport.
The prime minister will take a short leave of absence to be with his family, the source said.