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American Servicemember Killed In Afghanistan

BALTIMORE (WJZ) -- The first American combat casualty since January was killed by an IED in Afghanistan's Helmand province on Tuesday, CBS News reports.

The statement said the serviceman, who remained unidentified pending notification of family members, was "killed conducting Train, Advise, Assist activities with Afghan counterparts."

One other American service member and six Afghan troops were wounded when the joint patrol triggered the IED.


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