Pentagon identifies U.S. Soldiers killed in Afghanistan


The Pentagon has identified two U.S. soldiers killed Friday in Afghanistan. They are 33-year-old Sergeant First Class Will Lindsay of Colorado and 29-year-old Specialist Joseph Collette of Ohio.

Two defense officials tell CNN the service members died during a partnered U.S-Afghan Military operation. 

The officials added that initial indications are that they were killed during a fight with the Taliban.  Afghan troops were also killed in the incident.

This marks the third and fourth U.S. military deaths in Afghanistan this year.

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