3 US servicemembers killed by IED blast in Afghan city of Ghazni

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  • Three US service members were killed and three wounded when an improvised explosive device detonated on Tuesday near the central Afghan city of Ghazni, the NATO-led Resolute Support mission said in a statement.
  • The names of the killed soldiers will be withheld until the miltiary can contact their next of kin. 
  • There was no word on the circumstances of the blast but Ghazni has been one of the most heavily fought over areas of Afghanistan this year.

Three US service members were killed and three wounded when an improvised explosive device detonated on Tuesday near the central Afghan city of Ghazni, the NATO-led Resolute Support mission said in a statement.

A US civilian contractor was also wounded in the blast and was receiving treatment with the other wounded, the statement said, giving no further details.

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