2 US service members killed by IED in Afghanistan

Two U.S. service members were killed and two U.S. service members were wounded in action in Afghanistan on Saturday morning, the Defense Department announced

2 US service members killed by IED in Afghanistan

Two U.S. service members were killed in Afghanistan on Saturday morning, NATO's Resolute Support mission announced.

The fatalities occurred when a U.S. military vehicle was struck by an IED in the country's Kandahar Province.

Two other U.S. service members were wounded in the incident.

The names of the service members killed in action are being withheld until notification of next of kin is complete in accordance with DoD policy.

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