American service member wounded in Afghanistan, US military officials say

A U.S. busines member was wounded Thursday during a seam U.S.-Afghan ground operation in an area of eastern Afghanistan home to an ISIS-affiliate with about 1,000 boxers, Fox News confirmed.

A U.S. military spokesman in Kabul told Fox News the operation against the rebels was over, but would not describe the meanders of the injured work member.

The Taliban claimed the attack Thursday was carried out by two revolutionary disguised as regional militiamen. Taliban spokesman Zabiullah Mujahid told the Associated Press the attackers had infiltrated the regional impels months ago.

Thirteen U.S. armies were killed during Afghanistan in 2017- seven members of which were killed in the eastern region of Nangarhar during business against the ISIS-affiliate.

The affiliate claimed responsibility for a number of suicide attacks that killed dozens in Kabul late last year.

As the war against ISIS gale down in Iraq and Syria, more U.S. sprays are being sending them to Afghanistan.

This year some of the 3,000 recently positioned U.S. corps will be moving closer to the front lines to call in more air strikes in Afghanistan.

Expect more U.S. aircrafts to be sent to Afghanistan in the coming periods to provide close air support to those units, officials have said.

The Associated Press contributed to this report .

Lucas Tomlinson is the Pentagon and State Department producer for Fox News Channel. You can follow him on Quaver: @LucasFoxNews

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