US military: 1 soldier dies, 2 wounded in vehicle incident

KABUL, Afghanistan The U.S. military says an American soldier has died as a result of injuries sustained during a car incident in eastern Afghanistan.

A statement released by the US troops on Tuesday, he said that the two other American service members were injured in the incident, which took place in the eastern Nangarhar province on Monday.

According to the declaration of the AMERICAN forces were not in contact with enemy forces in the time. It says that the wounded soldiers are receiving medical treatment.

The statement added that the AMERICAN Gene. John Nicholson, commander of the U.S. forces in Afghanistan, expressed his deepest condolences and prayers to the families and friends of the killed and wounded service-members.

It gives no further information. The military did not identify the dead service member.

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