U.S. military probing navy SEAL commander suicide in Afghanistan

U.S. military probing navy SEAL commander suicide in Afghanistan

PanARMENIAN.Net - The U.S. military is investigating the apparent suicide of a navy SEAL commander in Afghanistan, Belfast Telegraph reported.

Cmdr Job Price, 42, of Pottstown, Pennsylvania, died on Saturday, December 22 of a non-combat-related injury while supporting stability operations in Uruzgan province.

A U.S. military official said the death "appears to be the result of suicide".

"The Naval Special Warfare family is deeply saddened by the loss of our teammate," said Captain Robert Smith, commander of Naval Special Warfare Group Two, which manages all Virginia-based U.S. Navy SEAL teams.

A U.S. military official confirmed Cmdr Price was from Virginia Beach, Virginia-based SEAL Team 4, which is part of the mission to train local Afghan police to hold off the Taliban in remote parts of Afghanistan.

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