Cpl. Dillon C. Baldridge, left, Sgt. William M. Bays, center, and Sgt. Eric M. Houck were killed in a green-on-blue attack in Afghanistan on June 10, 2017

It’s been a rough few days for our U.S. troops in Afghanistan.

On Monday, the Pentagon released the names of the three soldiers who were killed in an apparent insider attack Saturday.

Sgt. Eric M. Houck, 25, of Baltimore; Sgt. William M. Bays, 29, of Barstow, Calif.; and Cpl. Dillon C. Baldridge, 22, of Youngsville, N.C., were killed by gunfire in Peka Valley in Nangarhar Province, the Pentagon said in a statement.

The U.S. military has so far released scant details of the incident, but Afghan officials have told reporters the soldiers were killed in an apparent insider attack by an Afghan soldier.

Also Monday, a U.S. convoy in Afghanistan was struck by a roadside bomb and subsequently engaged in a firefight, according to a military statement.

No American troops were killed in the incident, the statement said. Afghan officials have reported civilian casualties.

The convoy was carrying U.S. and Afghan personnel through Nangarhar Province when it was hit by the roadside bomb and then attacked by small arms fire, according to the statement from U.S. Forces Afghanistan.

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