US soldier killed in Afghanistan during operations against ISIS

By REUTERS
April 8, 2017 21:39
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WASHINGTON - A US soldier was killed while conducting operations against Islamic State in Afghanistan late on Saturday, a US military spokesman said in a message posted on Twitter.

"The soldier was mortally wounded late Saturday during an operation in Nangarhar Province" in eastern Afghanistan, US Navy Captain Bill Salvin said in a message on the official Twitter account of the NATO-led Resolute Support mission.The soldier was a Special Forces operator and was killed in the Achin district of Nangarhar province, Salvin told Reuters separately.


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