Three more U.S. servicemembers killed in Afghanistan

Published By ITCT News Desk On : November 27, 2018
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Afghanistan: On Tuesday the U.S military announced that 3 U.S ARMY service members have been killed and 3 others wounded in a roadside bombing in Ghazni city, Afghanistan. One American contractor was also wounded in the attack.

These are the 3rd, 4th, and 5th American servicemember deaths in Afghanistan this month.

No more information has been released about the casualties at this moment.

Just past week, on Saturday, U.S. ARMY Ranger Sergeant Leandro A.S. Jasso was killed in Afghanistan.

UPDATE:

The U.S. Department of Defense released the identities of the three soldiers killed in Afghanistan in a roadside IED blast on Tuesday.

  1. Army Capt. Andrew Patrick Ross, 29, Lexington,
  2. VA Army Sgt. 1st Class Eric Michael Emond, 39, Brush Prairie,
  3. WA Air Force Staff Sgt. Dylan J. Elchin, 25, Hookstown, PA.

According to latest information gathered by ITCT Newsdesk, the U.S. security contractor injured in the attack is still alive and struggling for his life.

 

UPDATE – 3rd December 2018

On Monday the Pentagon said a fourth soldier has died from wounds suffered last week in a roadside bomb blast in eastern Afghanistan.

Sgt. Jason Mitchell McClary died Sunday 2nd Dec at the military hospital in Landstuhl, Germany. He was 24 years old and from Export, Pennsylvania.

Three other service members were killed in the explosion last Tuesday near Ghazni, and two others were wounded.

It was the deadliest attack against U.S. forces in Afghanistan this year.

The Afghan Taliban has officially claimed responsibility for the attack.

 

This story will be updated in case of new information. 

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