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On Tuesday, NATO's Resolute Support mission said Jasso's death was likely the result of friendly fire from an Afghan security forces unit.
An American contractor was also wounded in the attack in Ghazni.
Officials would not give further detail until next of kin were notified, saying only that the injured were evacuated and receiving medical treatment.
President Donald Trump decided past year to remain committed to Afghanistan, and about 15,000 USA troops serve largely in a support role for Afghan security forces.
Suspect who killed woman in Walmart now in custody
Ballard told the newspaper that the pair had been arguing all day Saturday because he wanted to get back together and she did not. He has not died of his injuries at the time this article was publish, and is being treated for his injuries at an Ocala hospital.
Russian Federation uses tanker to block Ukrainian ships
Ukraine's Foreign Ministry said in a statement that Russia's actions "have transgressed all boundaries and become aggressive". It said that Ukraine's ships were carrying out "provocative actions" aimed at creating "a conflict situation in this region".
Associate of Trump confidant says he's mulling a plea deal
On Friday, Corsi confirmed to The Associated Press he is in talks to reach a deal with prosecutors in Mueller's office and declined to discuss the matter further.
On Sunday, the DOD had identified the soldier that was killed in the Garmsir District, Helmand Province, Afghanistan from "injuries sustained while engaging enemy forces" the day prior as Sgt. Leandro A.S. Jasso. While the Taliban is guilty of inflating casualties that it inflicts on Afghan and U.S. forces, the operations themselves often can be confirmed in the Afghan press.
The Taliban claimed the attack, saying a USA tank was completely destroyed.
Several U.S. Special Forces troops were wounded and seven armored vehicles were disabled by enemy roadside bombs, mortars and rockets as they rushed to aid Afghan forces in repelling the Taliban assault, Time magazine reported in the wake of the battle. "All of us, and through our coalition of 41 nations, recognize the threats posed by groups such as al-Qaeda and ISIS and are determined to fight them here".
The latest deaths come just days after a US soldier was killed in a firefight with Al Qaeda forces Saturday, defense officials told Fox News.
The US, alongside with North Atlantic Treaty Organisation has been present in Afghanistan in the form of the Resolute Support Mission. Brent Taylor was shot dead in an insider attack in Kabul. The U.S. military involvement began within weeks of the September 11, 2001, terror attacks.