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Two Fort Bragg soldiers killed in Afghanistan

Saturday, October 27, 2012
ABC11 Eyewitness News - WTVD

The Department of Defense said Saturday that two Fort Bragg soldiers have been killed in Afghanistan.

The men died of wounds suffered Oct. 25 when their unit was attacked by small arms fire in Khas Uruzgan, Oruzgan Province.

Staff Sgt. Kashif M. Memon, 31, of Houston, Texas, was assigned to the 96th Civil Affairs Battalion (Airborne), 95th Civil Affairs Brigade.

Sgt. Clinton K. Ruiz, 22, of Murrieta, Calif, was assigned to the 9th Military Information Support Battalion (Airborne), 8th Military Information Support Group.

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