One member of the US service is killed in Afghanistan, a NATO-led coalition in this country, said on Tuesday.
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This is the second US military death in Afghanistan this week and this year.
"One of the officers of the US service was killed today in Afghanistan as a result of the fire of the enemy's small arms," said a brief statement by "Resolute Support," a NATO-led coalition in Afghanistan.
"The incident is under investigation," he added.
An American official said the battle incident took place in central Afghanistan.
The statement goes on to say that, in line with the Defense Ministry's policy, "the name of the member killed in the service remains within 24 hours after the relatives have been notified." We will share additional information as appropriate.
Last Thursday, US Army Ranger Sergeant. Cameron Medoc has died of injuries he suffered during the Battle of January 1
At present, there are about 14,000 US soldiers in Afghanistan, most of whom serve in a counseling and support mission that helps Afghan security forces fight off the Taliban and the ISIS affiliate in eastern Afghanistan.
ABC News reported that the Trump administration is planning to halve the number of US troops in Afghanistan this year.