AN American soldier has been killed and four others wounded during a "combat engagement" in Afghanistan. The fighting took place in Nangahar province's Achin district, a mountainous region near the Pakistan border.
There was a U.S. soldier killed in Afghanistan during a "combat engagement" on New Year's Day.
Two of the wounded service members were in stable condition at a medical treatment facility.
West Ham keen to sign Joe Allen from Stoke
Four other troops were wounded during the New Year's Day firefight in the Nangarhar province, the military said, but the Pentagon didn't immediately provide any other details.
"We are deeply saddened by the loss of one of our own", said Gen. John Nicholson, the top commander of USA forces in Afghanistan.
There are now about 14,000 USA troops stationed in Afghanistan to help the country's military battle the Taliban and ISIS. The name of the service member killed was being withheld as family members were notified. As we have reported, "the recent commitment of about 3,000 additional troops will bring the total number of USA service members in Afghanistan to between 14,000 and 15,000", according to the special inspector general for Afghanistan reconstruction.
Bears fire head coach John Fox after finishing season 5-11
Bears President Ted Phillips announced Monday the team has chose to extend Ryan Pace's contract through the 2021 season. Fox has a 133-123 record in 256 career games (.520 winning percentage).
At least 78 ISIS militants were killed in US-led airstrikes in Nangarhar today, the Afghanistan-based Khaama Press reported.
American and Afghan special forces troops have been carrying out secret missions against ISIS in the province, the Times reported in September. The others were able to go back into service.
Deux policiers agressés la nuit du réveillon
Tout est mis en oeuvre pour que les lâches auteurs de ces auteurs de ces actes inqualifiables soient appréhendés et condamnés. Gérard Collomb , ministre de l'Intérieur, au côté des forces de l'ordre le 31 décembre 2017 à Paris.