Taliban kill US force member in northern Afghanistan.


KABUL -- The Taliban said their fighters killed a U.S. service member in Afghanistan on Monday and posted photographs of a blood-soaked backpack and the identity card of a American soldier to prove it. The U.S. military said in a statement an American service member was 'killed in action', but gave no details and withheld the name of the service member until the next of kin were informed. Zabihullah Mujahid, a spokesman for the Taliban, said they killed the U.S. force member in a blast in...

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