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Afghanistan: IED blast in Kandahar leaves 2 US servicemen killed

Afghanistan: IED blast in Kandahar leaves 2 US servicemen killed

India Blooms News Service | @indiablooms | 12 Jan 2020, 11:04 am

Kandahar/IBNS: At least two US soldiers were killed in an IED explosion in Afghanistan's Kandahar province, media reports said on Sunday.

In their statement, Resolute Support said: "Two U.S. service members were killed and two U.S. service members were wounded in action today when their vehicle was struck by an IED in Kandahar Province, Afghanistan as part of NATO's Resolute Support Mission."

"In accordance with U.S. Department of Defense policy, the names of the service members killed in action will be withheld until 24 hours after notification of next of kin is complete," read another statement.

According to a report published by Khaama Press, 20 US soldiers were killed in the year 2019.