The Defense Department says three Fort Carson soldiers have died of injuries from an attack in Afghanistan.
Military officials say that insurgents attacked the soldiers' patrol with bombs and rocket-propelled grenades Saturday.
27-year-old Corporal Jonathan Walls of Pennsylvania, 21-year-old Private First Class Richard Jones of North Carolina, and 19-year-old Private Patrick Fitzgibbon of Tennessee died.
All were assigned to the 1st Battalion, 12th Infantry Regiment, 4th Briage Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division.
KKCO firmly believes in freedom of speech for all and we are happy to provide this forum for the community to share opinions and facts. We ask that commenters keep it clean, keep it truthful, stay on topic and be responsible. Comments left here do not necessarily represent the viewpoint of KKCO 11News.powered by Disqus
Viewers with disabilities can get assistance accessing this station's FCC Public Inspection File by contacting the station with the information listed below. Questions or concerns relating to the accessibility of the FCC's online public file system should be directed to the FCC at 888-225-5322, 888-835-5322 (TTY), or email@example.com.