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U.S. SERVICE MEMBER KILLED IN EASTERN AFGHANISTAN

Release No: 17-313 Aug. 16, 2017 PRINT | E-MAIL

USFOR-A Public Affairs Office

2017-08-17-01


KABUL, Afghanistan (August 17, 2017) - One U.S. service member has died as a result of wounds suffered Wednesday during a partnered operation with U.S. and Afghan Forces in Eastern Afghanistan.
U.S and Afghan forces were also injured during the operation aimed at further reducing Islamic State of Iraq and Syria-Khorasan presence in Afghanistan. The wounded personnel have been medically evacuated for treatment.
Next of kin notifications are underway.
More information will be released as appropriate.
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