U.S. soldier killed in Afghanistan identified

07 Septembre, 2018, 13:10 | Auteur: Anatole Charbonneau
  • U.S. soldier killed in Afghanistan identified

Bolyard, 42, of Thornton, West Virginia, died on Monday of wounds sustained from small arms fire in Logar province, the Pentagon said in a statement. Another U.S. service member was wounded; O'Donnell said that person's wounds are not life threatening.

Bolyard was assigned to 3rd Squadron, 1st Security Force Assistance Brigade, based at Fort Benning, Georgia.

Around 14,000 US troops are now stationed in Afghanistan, where the Western-backed government in Kabul has been struggling to fend off the Taliban and other militant groups. That incident, the sixth United States casualty in Afghanistan this year, followed another insider attack in July that claimed the life of 20-year-old Army Cpl.

O'Donnell said the Afghan attacker was apprehended and is now in Afghan custody.

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Tuesday's death in eastern Afghanistan comes just one day after another USA service member was killed in an apparent insider attack, the circumstances of which still remain unclear.

The service member who died in Monday's attack Monday is the sixth US military personnel killed in Afghanistan this year.

The name of the service member who died Tuesday was not released pending, notification of next of kin.

The threat of attack on US and coalition troops by Afghan soldiers and police is a persistent worry, although such violent is far less common than several years ago. USA troops have been in since 2001. Joseph Maciel, part of a the team providing security for a new Security Force Assistance Brigade in Afghanistan, was killed in an attack at the airport in Tarin Kowt in Uruzgan Province in southern Afghanistan.

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