A series of recent deadly attacks in Afghanistan has highlighted the ongoing challenge to end a war now in its 18th year.
"Three U.S. service members were killed and three wounded when an improvised explosive device detonated November 27 near Ghazni city".
The incident took place on 27 November, Resolute Support, the official name of the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation mission, said in a statement. The wounded service members and contractor were evacuated and are receiving medical care, according to the military.
Rahmat Gul APAfghan boys looks through a broken window of a shop after a suicide bomb attack in Kabul Afghanistan Wednesday Nov. 28 2018
The Taliban have an active presence in Ghazni province and tried to take over the capital in August. There are also several thousand U.S. Special Forces conducting counterterrorism missions. Last month CBS News joined USA forces on the battlefield in Nangarhar Province.
The U.S. and North Atlantic Treaty Organisation no longer give estimates on Afghan casualties, but Ghani gave the figures earlier this month in a speech by video to the Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies in Washington, where he once taught anthropology.
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On Sunday, the DOD had identified the soldier that was killed in the Garmsir District, Helmand Province, Afghanistan from "injuries sustained while engaging enemy forces" the day prior as Sgt. Leandro A.S. Jasso.
Most of the remaining Western forces mainly train and advise the Afghan security forces, which have been struggling against attacks from a resurgent Taliban and other militant extremist groups. Of those, 12 were combat fatalities, the most in a single year since the end of 2014, when most global combat troops were withdrawn from the country.
Since the start of 2015, 58 Americans have been killed, President Ashraf Ghani said earlier this month.
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A total of 13 U.S. troops have been killed this year in Afghanistan, according to the Defence Post.
About 14,000 USA troops remain in Afghanistan as part of Resolute Support and a separate counter-terrorism mission aimed against militant groups such as al Qaeda and Islamic State.
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