(Reuters) – A U.S. soldier killed in Afghanistan was identified late on Sunday as Cpl. Joseph Maciel of South Gate, California, the Department of Defense said in a release.
Maciel, 20, was killed, and two others wounded, during an apparent “insider attack” in southern Afghanistan, the NATO Resolute Support mission said in a statement.
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The two wounded U.S. service members were not identified but were in “stable” condition on Saturday and are being treated, it added.
Maciel was deployed from Fort Benning, Georgia, which straddles the Alabama and Georgia border, near Columbus, Ga., and he was assigned to the 1st Battallion, 28th Infantry Regiment, 3rd Infantry Division.
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