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Lieutenant Colonel killed in Kabul was from Kentucky

Lieutenant Colonel John Loftis (source: WPSD) Lieutenant Colonel John Loftis (source: WPSD)

PADUCAH, KY (WAVE) – Oneof the two officers killed in Kabul Saturday was from Kentucky.

Lieutenant Colonel JohnLoftis, 44-year-old, was at the Afghan Interior Ministry during the deadlyattack.

He was assigned to the 866thAir Expeditionary Squadron, in Kabul, Afghanistan.

The Taliban has claimedresponsibility for the attack. The shooter remains at large.

Sunday is the sixth day ofrioting in the country.

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