It appears the North Dakota National Guard has suffered its first soldier death in about six years.
News reports are saying two soldiers were killed in a roadside bomb attack in southern Afghanistan yesterday.
The North Dakota National Guard is not releasing any information about the situation yet, except to say there has been an incident with Army National Guard soldiers from North Dakota in Afghanistan.
We believe the soldiers are with the 818th Sappers based in Williston and Hazen and left for Afghanistan in April.
The Sappers mission is trailblazing -- keeping roads safe and clear of bombs for the military and citizens of Afghanistan.
The National Guard policy is to not release names or details of fatal incidents until at least 24 hours after they occur.
The last death of a deployed guard soldier was in 2006.
We are expecting more information from the Guard before tonight's 10 o'clock news.