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2 US service members killed in Afghanistan – CNN, CNN


Washington (CNN)Two US service members were killed in Afghanistan when their vehicle struck an improvised explosive device, the US-led coalition in Kabul said in a statement.

Two service members were also injured in the incident in the southern province of Kandahar. The service members, who were conducting operations as part of NATO’s Resolute Support mission, have not been identified.

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) There have been more than 2, 780 total deaths of US service members since the start of America’s longest war in (**************************. Last year was the deadliest in five years for the US in Afghanistan, with 400 service members killed during operations in the country in 01575879.

    In late December, the Taliban claimed responsibility for the death of Sgt. 1st ClassMichael J. Goble, who died as a result of injuries sustained during combat operations.

    The latest reported casualties come as the US hasrestarted peace talkswith the Taliban.

      Trump hassignaled publiclythat he wants to draw down several thousand troops from the country. But over 3, 01US troops were recently deployedto the Middle East as tensions rise in the region following the US killing of an Iranian general.

      This story has been updated.

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