"The soldier was mortally wounded late Saturday during an operation in Nangarhar Province", wrote U.S. Navy Capt. Bill Salvin, a spokesman for U.S. forces in the region. USA officials say intelligence suggests ISIS is based overwhelmingly in Nangarhar and neighboring Kunar province.
The military has not yet released any details of the circumstances surrounding the soldier's death nor released any details of the operator's identity.
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Indeed the day's second 90-minute session was delayed and then eventually cancelled before a single auto had taken to the track. Fourteen drivers set a time during the brief window of track action, going out on a mix of intermediate and wet-weather tyres.
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We might be seeing the berserk horror of Trumpism giving way to the slightly lesser horror of normal conservatism. The insider said: "Things are happening, but it's very unclear the president's willing to pull that trigger".
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IS, notorious for their brutal reign of terror in Syria and Iraq, has been making inroads into Afghanistan in recent years.
Smoke rises from the site of a blast and gunfire between Taliban and Afghan forces in Kabul, Afghanistan March 1. After deadly ISIS attack, will Trump send more United States troops to Afghanistan The service member's name and rank have not yet been released.
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