U.S. Service Member Killed in Iraq

A U.S. service member advising Iraqi security forces on a mission was killed on Saturday in the northern Nineveh province.

The U.S.-led international coalition fighting Islamic State said in a statement, “One U.S. service member died today during an Iraqi Security Force mission in Ninewah province, Iraq, while advising and accompanying the (Iraqi security forces) during a planned operation.”

It also said that the name of the service member would be withheld until next of kin have been notified.

Source: US military says service member killed in Iraq – ABC News

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