By CD Media Staff | February 8, 2020

A military working dog accompanies U.S. Soldiers conducting an inspection of an Afghan Border Police checkpoint near the Afghanistan-Pakistan border in the Spin Boldak district of Kandahar province, Afghanistan, April 1, 2013. The checkpoint was built to block an insurgent infiltration route.

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Reports are coming in of multiple US casualties amongst U.S. Special Forces units in Afghanistan. Details are not clear at this time.

Several U.S. personnel were either injured or killed, but the exact number and other details were not provided, said the U.S. official, who agreed to discuss the incident only on condition of anonymity, reported Associated Press.

A U.S. military spokesman, Col. Sonny Leggett, said in a statement that both Afghan and U.S. personnel were “engaged by direct firing.”

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“We are assessing the situation,” Leggett said, without providing any information on possible casualties or other details.

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