JUST IN: Soldier killed in Afghanistan attack

Military officials say an Ohio soldier was one of five Americans killed in a deadly attack on NATO forces in Afghanistan. The Pentagon says 44-year-old Lt. Col. Thomas Belkofer from Perrysburg died Tuesday in Kabul after a suicide bomber attacked a convoy he was in.
CWelch
May 20, 2010

 

Military officials say an Ohio soldier was one of five Americans killed in a deadly attack on NATO forces in Afghanistan.

The Pentagon says 44-year-old Lt. Col. Thomas Belkofer from Perrysburg died Tuesday in Kabul after a suicide bomber attacked a convoy he was in.

The attack, the deadliest on NATO forces in Kabul in eight months, also killed four other U.S. soldiers and a Canadian.

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