Kabul airport attack: Marine from Indiana among US troops killed

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The death of Marine Corps Cpl. Humberto Sanchez, 22, of Logansport, Indiana, was confirmed Saturday by the Department of Defense.
LOGANSPORT, Ind. — A Marine from northern Indiana was among 13 U.S. military members killed in the Aug. 26 suicide bombing at Afghanistan's Kabul airport.

Sanchez was among 17 members of his Logansport High School class who joined the military after their 2017 graduation, the school's principal said.

Sanchez played on the school's varsity soccer team and was in the homecoming court his senior year, Principal Matt Jones said. Jones called Sanchez a dedicated artist who took many art classes along with honors and dual credit college courses.

"Humberto was a bright, athletic young man who was popular,…
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