A U.S. service member has been killed in action in Afghanistan, according to Fox News.
This is the ninth U.S. soldier to be killed in action in 2018. According to Reuters, there are about 144,000 U.S. service members currently in Afghanistan.
Reuters says, “the identity of the service member and details about the incident will be shared at a later stage, said Debra Richardson spokesperson for the Resolute Support in Afghanistan.”
BREAKING: U.S. service member killed in Afghanistan Saturday: statement; 9th U.S. KIA this year
— Lucas Tomlinson (@LucasFoxNews) November 24, 2018