​U.S. soldier dies after bomb attack in Helmand

A U.S. soldier has died of wounds he suffered in a roadside bomb attack in Afghanistan's southern province of Helmand, Pentagon announced on Monday.
Date of Publication : Tuesday 14 August 2018 12:57
​U.S. soldier dies after bomb attack in Helmand
The 36-year-old soldier, identified as Sergeant Rarogal Transfiguracion died on Sunday after suffering wounds when an improvised explosive device detonated near him while he was conducting combat patrol operations in the province, Pentagon said in a statement.
The incident happened last Tuesday in Sangin district and it also wounded several Afghans, New York Times said citing military officials.
The Pentagon said that the incident was under investigation.
The soldier’s death brings the total number of U.S. troops killed this year in combat in Afghanistan to five. 
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Reporter : حفیظ‌الله رجبی