Alabama soldier killed in Afghanistan

JACKSONVILLE, AL (WBRC) - An Alabama soldier has died in Afghanistan.

According to the military, 27-year-old Captain Kyle Comfort died Saturday in Afghanistan when his unit was attacked with an improvised explosive device by insurgents in the Helmand Province.

Comfort was from Jacksonville and was assigned to the 3rd Battalion, 75th Ranger Regiment, Company D at Fort Benning.

Captain Comfort leaves behind a wife and baby girl.

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