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Afghan blast claims life of fourth US soldier

AFP  |  Washington 

A fourth US soldier has died as a result of a roadside bomb attack in last week, the said Monday.

Jason Mitchell McClary, 24, from Pennsylvania, died on Sunday, after being treated in a US military hospital in Germany, the said in a statement.

His death takes the number of American military personnel to have been killed in this year to 13.

The November 27 attack saw an improvised (IED) detonated near Ghazni city in central

Two other US troops and an American were wounded in what was the deadliest single incident for US forces so far this year.

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First Published: Mon, December 03 2018. 23:37 IST