The attack took place in the Nawah district
In this April 17, 2017, file photo, U.S. forces and Afghan security police are seen in Asad Khil in the Achin district of Jalalabad, east of Kabul, Afghanistan. photo: AP/Rahmat Gul, File, photo: AP/Rahmat Gul, File
05 of July 2017 12:28:33
WASHINGTON – One U.S. Army soldier was killed and two others were injured in southern Afghanistan, the U.S. military said Wednesday.The U.S. said that Pfc. Hansen B. Kirkpatrick, 19, of Wasilla, Alaska, was killed Monday by indirect fire in Helmand Province. He was assigned to the 1st Brigade Combat Team of the 1st Armored Division at Fort Bliss, Texas.Two soldiers were wounded in the attack. Their wounds aren't considered life-threatening and they're being treated at a coalition medical facility.
LOLITA C. BALDOR