The U.S. military says an American soldier has been killed while conducting an operation against Islamic State militants in Afghanistan.
In a tweet issued Saturday, a spokesman for U.S. forces in Afghanistan says the soldier was mortally wounded during an operation in Nangarhar Province.
— Resolute Support (@ResoluteSupport) April 8, 2017
The soldier’s name hasn’t been announced and no other information has been released.
The Associated Press contributed to this article.