24 august 2019

US: Combat Deaths in Afghanistan Reach Five-Year High


TEHRAN (FNA)- The deaths of two US service members in Afghanistan days ago raise this year’s number of Americans killed in combat there to the highest annual total since 2014, according to a report. A US official told The Associated Press that the two service members died in combat from small-arms fire, bringing the total number of 2019 US combat related fatalities in Afghanistan to 14.Two additional American deaths in the country were not combat related.The highest annual Afghan death toll for [...]