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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) – One of the two officers killed in Kabul Saturday was from Kentucky.

Lieutenant Colonel John Loftis, 44-year-old, was at the Afghan Interior Ministry during the deadly attack.

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

The Taliban has claimed responsibility for the attack. The shooter remains at large.

Sunday is the sixth day of rioting in the country.

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