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East Texan killed in roadside bomb attack

Alejandro "Alex" Granado of Tatum, killed in roadside bomb attack. Alejandro "Alex" Granado of Tatum, killed in roadside bomb attack.

Posted by Ellen Krafve - email

TATUM, TX (KLTV) - An East Texas soldier has died after a roadside bomb struck his military vehicle.

42-year-old Alejandro "Alex" Granado of Tatum and two fellow soldiers were attacked by insurgents in Afghanistan. Despite responding to the attack, all three soldiers were killed.

A total of nine NATO troops have been killed since the beginning of August; six were U.S. troops.

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