June 10, 2017 / 6:51 PM / 2 months ago

Three U.S. soldiers killed in eastern Afghanistan attack: U.S. officials

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Three U.S. soldiers were killed and another wounded during an attack in eastern Afghanistan, according to three U.S. officials, speaking on condition of anonymity.

A local Afghan official said earlier two U.S. soldiers were killed and two others wounded during the shooting in Achin district, where U.S. special forces have been fighting alongside Afghan troops against Islamic State and Taliban militants.

Reporting by Lesley Wroughton; Editing by Bill Rigby

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