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US soldier killed in Afghan operation against IS

A US soldier has been killed in Afghanistan in an operation targeting Islamic State group insurgents, commanders said Thursday, in the latest blow to American forces in the war-torn nation. The death brought the number of US soldiers -- who are supposed to be in a non-combat role in Afghanistan -- killed in action in the country so far this year to 10, one above the tally for the whole of 2016.
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