U.S. Soldier Killed In Afghanistan
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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