Update for Tuesday, September 3, 2018
Today in Afghanistan One U.S. service member is killed, a second injured in an apparent “insider” attack in eastern Afghanistan. No further information is available as of now.
Note that General Scott Miller has taken over from Gen. John Nicholson as commander in Afghanistan. In Gen. Nicholson’s departing remarks he says “It is time for this war in Afghanistan to end” and calls for peace negotiations.
Militants attack three schools in Paktika. No-one was present but severe damage forced the schools to close.
U.S. says it has killed Abu Sayed Orakzai, the leader of ISIS Khorasan Province, the IS affiliate in Afghanistan.
Today in Afghanistan