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Three U.S. Troops Killed, Three Others Wounded in IED Blast in Afghanistan

Three U.S. Troops Killed, Three Others Wounded in IED Blast in Afghanistan by Kyle Rempfer - Military Times

Three U.S. service members were killed and three more were wounded by an improvised explosive device Tuesday in Afghanistan, according to officials with the NATO mission to the country.

One American contractor was also wounded when the IED detonated, officials said in a press release.

The attack took place near Ghazni city, in the eastern Afghan province of the same name.

The wounded service members and contractor were evacuated and are receiving medical care.

In accordance with Department of Defense policy, the names of the service members killed in action are being withheld until 24 hours after their families have been notified.

The NATO mission to Afghanistan does not typically release the names of service members who are wounded…

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