Two US service members were killed in an IED explosion in southern Kandahar province, a Resolute Support statement confirmed.
According to a statement published by the Resolute Support in Afghanistan, two US soldiers were killed and two others have were wounded in action today when their vehicle struck an IED in Kandahar province.
These service members were conducting operations as part of NATO’s Resolute Support Mission, the statement added.
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.
20 US soldiers were killed in the year 2019.