One U.S. service member killed in Afghanistan

Published By ITCT News Desk On : October 4, 2018
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Afghanistan: A US service member was killed in action in Afghanistan, a statement from NATO HQ in Kabul said on Thursday.

NATO statement

 

The service member, assigned to NATO’s Resolute Support training and advisory mission, was not identified. The statement by the Resolute Support mission in Afghanistan said the incident was under investigation.

This is the seventh killed-in-action death of a U.S. service member in Afghanistan this year.

In a statement on 3rd October, Afghan Taliban claimed killing five U.S. soldiers and destroying a U.S. tank in Bagram district of Parwan province. It is not yet clear whether this is the same attack Resolute Support mission is referring to in its statement.

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