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One US army soldier was killed in Afghanistan, presumably in the so-called insider attack at a military base in the East of the country, reports ABC News.
Reportedly, the man, whose identity was not disclosed, was the sixth killed in Afghanistan American in 2018. Another soldier during the attack were injured. He is in stable condition, said the statement released on 3 September statement, command, operation Resolute support — NATO’s mission to train and assist government forces of Afghanistan.
“The sacrifices of our military, which is in voluntary orders joined the mission in Afghanistan to protect their country, this is a tragic loss for all who knew him,” said General Scott Miller, took command of all NATO forces and the United States in the country the day before the incident.
As the channel at the moment in Afghanistan is located about 14 thousand military personnel and providing support to the Afghan government in the fight against terrorist groups “Taliban” and “Islamic state” (both banned in Russia).
In July, one American soldier was killed during insider attacks.
The U.S. military in Afghanistan since 2001, when it began operation enduring freedom, responding to the September 11 attacks. The President of the United States Donald trump in August 2017 has announced a new strategy for Afghanistan in which the U.S. side refused a quick withdrawal of troops, and expanding powers of the military to combat militants.
In January of 2018, it was reported that Washington plans to put a thousand people to stay there 14 thousands.
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