NATO Says 2 US Service Members Killed in Afghanistan

NATO Says 2 US Service Members Killed in Afghanistan

Best soccer cleats on the market adidas shoes in this Thursday, May 21, 2015, file photo, local militia group fighters walk past a building torched by Taliban fighters at Talawka village in Kunduz province, north of Kabul, Afghanistan. service members were killed on Thursday battling Taliban insurgents in northern Afghanistan alongside local troops, NATO said, rare combat adidas shoes deaths for American forces who largely handed over securing the war torn nation to Afghan troops some two years ago.

NATO described the Americans killed and two other Americans wounded in the assault as being part of “a train, advise and assist mission” in Afghanistan’s Kunduz province. Local officials told NBC News that 26 Taliban fighters and 30 civilians were also killed in the fighting.

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“Today’s loss is heartbreaking and we offer our deepest best soccer cleats on the market condolences to the families and friends of our service members who lost their lives today, Gen. John W. Forces Afghanistan, said in a statement. service members who were killed during a night raid several miles north of Kunduz. forces met fierce resistance and the Afghan special forces called in air strikes, Danish told NBC News.

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“During this fighting and airstrikes, 26 Taliban fighters and 30 civilians were killed, many of them children. It was not clear whose air force carried out the strikes. The area is now in government control and the incident is being investigated, Danish said.

NATO declined to identify those killed, pending notification of the next of kin. NATO and the Pentagon did not immediately respond to a request for comment from The Associated Press to further clarify the American troops’ best soccer cleats on the market mission in the area.

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Kunduz official Mohammad Yousf Ayoubi and parliament member Malim Chari both later told the AP that civilians were killed in the fighting, though adidas shoes details were few. Dr. Mohammad Naim Mangal, the director of a Kunduz hospital, said his facility received the bodies of a dead man and a child and treated 30 people, including children, wounded in the fighting.

NATO and the Pentagon also did not immediately respond to questions about the civilian casualties. troops. The insurgents often exaggerate their battlefield successes. airstrikes. Air Force special operations AC 130 gunship attack a Kunduz hospital run by the medical charity Doctors Without Borders, killing 42 people. military personnel, including a two star general, later were disciplined for what adidas shoes American officials described as mistakes that led the strike. Doctors Without Borders has called the attack a war crime and demanded an independent investigation.

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The fight in Afghanistan American’s longest war began after the Sept. 11, 2001 attacks as the Taliban harbored al Qaida leader Osama bin Laden. The Taliban and Afghan government recently held secret talks to see if they could start peace negotiations to end the fighting, though questions remain over which faction of the insurgency is doing the talking adidas shoes best soccer cleats on the market.