US-led coalition and Afghan troops clashed with isurgents during a search operation in eastern Afghanistan on Friday, leaving one coalition soldier dead and three others wounded, a statement said. The clash happened in Nari district of Kunar province as the joint force searched a compound, the coalition statement said. The nationalities of the dead and wounded soldiers were not released. Most of the troops in that area are American. An Afghan soldier and an interpreter working for the coalition were also wounded, the statement said.