Thursday, April 27, 2017

Two Service Members Killed in Afghanistan, One Wounded

2 US troops killed, 1 injured in eastern Afghanistan 
AP 
 Apr 27, 2017
The U.S. forces were accompanying Afghan troops on the raid when they came under attack by the Islamic State Khorasan group
WASHINGTON — Two American service members were killed and another received a minor injury during a ground assault against Islamic State fighters in Afghanistan Wednesday, according to the U.S. military.
The U.S. and Afghan troops had flown in by helicopter then advanced on foot. The raid was in Mohmand Valley, the same region where the U.S., two weeks ago, dropped what is called the "mother of all bombs" on an IS complex. read more here