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U.S. service member killed, four hurt in Afghanistan

Jan 3, 2018 - The Cincinnati Enquirer (Ohio)

A U.S. service member was killed and four others were wounded during combat on New Year's Day in eastern Afghanistan, the Pentagon said Tuesday.

Two of the wounded service members are hospitalized in stable condition and the other two returned to duty, the U.S. military said.

The engagement took place in Nangarhar province.

The U.S. military did not release additional details about the engagement, but U.S.-backed Afghan forces have been combating the Islamic State in eastern Af

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