More than a dozen Army Rangers are claiming suspicions that two soldiers were killed by friendly fire in Afghanistan are “100 percent false,” according to a report.
The Pentagon said Friday morning that it has launched an investigation into whether to the two Rangers — Sgt. Joshua P. Rodgers and Sgt. Cameron H. Thomas — might have been killed by fellow U.S. or allied Afghan commando ground forces during a raid to kill a top Islamic State leader in Nangarhar province.
But a group of soldiers who spoke to Task and Purpose were part of a task force with direct knowledge of the raid, which included 50 Rangers and 40 elite Afghan troops, according to the website.