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Special Forces Soldier Killed in Afghanistan

U.S. Soldier Killed In Afghanistan 
WPRL News 
By MAGGIE PENMAN 
April 8, 2017 

An American soldier was killed in Afghanistan late Saturday, according to a statement posted on Twitter by the NATO-led Resolute Support mission. 

A spokesman for U.S. Forces in Afghanistan said that the soldier was part of an operation against ISIS-Khorasan, a branch of the Islamic State operating in Afghanistan and Pakistan. 

The same spokesman confirmed to Reuters that the soldier was a special forces operator.
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