The shooting occurred in an Islamic State-infested district in eastern Afghanistan where the U.S.is actively engaged in operations against the nascent terrorist group.
A Taliban spokesman claimed the shooter was a part of the militant group and had killed four Americans and injured several more, but this has yet to be confirmed by government sources. The shooting took place a few hours after an American airstrike in southern Helmand Province accidentally killed two Afghan policemen.
Such insider attacks have happened before in Afghanistan.
A U.S. military spokesman in Afghanistan said: "We are aware of an incident in Eastern Afghanistan". The President and I have been briefed, the details of this attack are forthcoming. "Our thoughts and prayers are with the families of American heroes". Reports indicate the rangers were shot and killed by an Afghan soldier.
The soldiers were killed in an apparent insider, or so-called "green-on-blue", attack by an Afghan ally soldier on us service members.
There are now 8,400 American troops in Afghanistan training, advising and assisting the Afghanistan army.
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The three previous US soldiers' deaths in Achin make up the entirety of USA combat fatalities in Afghanistan in 2017. Achin is home to between 600 and 800 Islamic fighters according to the Associated Press. Dubbed the "Mother Of All Bombs", the GBU-43/B Massive Ordnance Air Blast was unleashed in combat for the first time April 12, hitting IS positions in a remote area of eastern Nangarhar province. The weapon was packed with 11 tons of explosive and was aimed at destroying an ISIS tunnel.
Local media reported at least two deaths, while the Reuters news agency quoted Omar Zwak, a spokesman for the Helmand governor, as saying that three officers had lost their lives and two were wounded.
"During an ANDSF [Afghan National Defense and Security Forces] and US partnered operation, fires resulted in the deaths and injuries to members of the Afghan Border Police", it noted. The larger of the two, known as Resolute Support, is focused on advising and assisting Afghan security forces with the goal of enabling them to independently protect the country's populace from a resilient Taliban.
Del Potro, seeded 29th after his own injury struggles, went through when his opponent Nicolas Alamgro retired at one set all. Tuesday's match was Del Potro's first on the Paris clay since 2012, when he lost in the quarter-finals to Roger Federer.
The Musketeers haven't given a figure on how much reusing the dragon capsule will save, but it's expected to be a lot. A handful of cubesats (a miniaturized satellite for space research) developed by schools and universities for launch.
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She said relationship between India and the United States was progressing under Donald Trump as it did during Obama's presidency. Top officials of the two countries still met in the following months; but could not cap the downward spiral in relations.
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Mrs May responded that the DUP deal "would provide stability and certainty for the United Kingdom going forward", her office said. British Prime Minister Theresa May arrives back at 10 Downing Street after announcing she would form a minority government .
The early rainy season downpours have forced many families from their homes and affected over 415,618 people across the nation. Some 471,000 people remain displaced while over 75,000 people are now being housed in over 330 temporary relief accommodation.
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Those provisions imposed higher levels of health insurance coverage for MMA fighters than for boxers, plus a gross receipts tax. The bill would allow CT to prepare for on-line sports better if federal restrictions are lifted by Congress, she said.
Iran's Intelligence Ministry confirmed Thursday that at least five of the eight male attackers had fought for Islamic State . Some recalled the Iranians' support for American victims following the Twin Towers attacks on September 11, 2001.
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British Prime Minister Theresa May has appointed a new chief of staff following the resignation of her two top aides. The Prime Minister lost her majority and Ukip lost its leader in a disastrous General Election for both parties.
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Police phoned his mother who, according to the source, said she had been anxious about her son because he had talking about jihad. At the time of the London Bridge attacks, Zaghba had been working in a London restaurant and was in touch with his mother.
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