13 Nov '17, 2am

US soldier dies in non-combat incident in Iraq

A soldier from the 101st Airborne Division died Saturday in a non-combat related incident in Iraq, the Pentagon has announced. Chief Warrant Officer 2 Lee Smith, 35, died at Camp Taji, Iraq, from injuries sustained in the incident, according to the statement from the Pentagon. Smith, of Arlington, Texas, was assigned to the 101st Airborne Division’s 101st Combat Aviation Brigade at Fort Campbell, Kentucky. He was deployed to Iraq in support of Operation Inherent Resolve. The incident is under investigation. No additional information was released Sunday evening.

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