1st Marine of 13 service members killed in Afghanistan attack is identified

Laredoan David Espinoza

Editor’s note: Popular Military does not condone the release of identities of those killed in action outside of official channels and expresses their sincere sympathies to the families of the fallen.


Louis San Miguel

Laredo Morning Times, Texas

A Laredo Marine was among the U.S. service members killed in deadly Islamic State attack outside a Kabul Airport in Afghanistan, a source confirmed to the Laredo Morning Times.

LMT has confirmed that Laredoan David Espinoza was one of the 13 U.S. Service members killed in the attack. Additionally, at least 60 Afghans died in the bombing attacks, the Pentagon stated.

The source confirmed the news but declined to comment further pending notification of the families of the deceased. The Department of Defense has not yet released the names of the deceased.

This story is developing and will be updated with more information as it becomes available.


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