Two US Troops Killed, Two Wounded in Afghanistan Roadside Blast
Reporter: Firdous Rasouli
As per reports, the blast occurred on Saturday in the country’s Kandahar province. The names of the service members have not been disclosed, in accordance with US Defence Department rules.
NATO officials earlier confirmed that a blast had struck US serviceman, but no casualties were mentioned at the time, with an alliance spokesperson saying that the situation was still being assessed.
The attack was immediately claimed by the Taliban, according to a statement issued by the group’s Spokesman Qari Yusouf Ahmadi.