American service member killed in Afghanistan

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August 13, 2009 20:56




An American service member has been killed in Afghanistan's Taliban-heavy south, the US military said Thursday. The service member was a part of the NATO force in the country. A press release said the death occurred as the result of "a direct fire attack." Authorities did not identify the victim or give more specifics about where the incident occurred. US spokeswoman Lt. Cmdr. Christine Sidenstricker confirmed that the deceased was an American.


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