Tuesday, December 22, 2015

NYPD Detective Killed By Suicide Bomber In Afghanistan


Larry Celona and Natalie Musumeci at the New York Post report on the death of a NYPD detective who was killed in Afghanistan by a suicide bomber.

An NYPD detective nicknamed “Superman” by his fellow cops was one of six US troops killed Monday in a suicide bombing in Afghanistan, where he was serving in the Air National Guard.
Detective Joseph Lemm, 45, of the Bronx Warrant Squad was killed when a bomb-laden Taliban assassin on a motorcycle targeted a joint American-Afghan patrol near a major US air base.
You can read the rest of the piece via the below link:

http://nypost.com/2015/12/21/nypd-detective-killed-by-suicide-bomber-in-afghanistan/

2 comments:

  1. There is always a problem with stories like this one: the other people are treated as less significant; that is a terrible problem.

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  2. Tim,

    I'm not sure if it is that the other victims are less significant, but more that Lemm's story is more compelling and tragic.

    Thanks for writing,

    Paul

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