American wounded after being lured into an ambush in Afghanistan

January 12, 2018 5:15 pm stripes.com
American wounded after being lured into an ambush in Afghanistan

KABUL, Afghanistan — An American servicemember and his Afghan interpreter were wounded Thursday in eastern Afghanistan after being lured into a meeting with an insurgent group posing as local militia, a U.S. military official said. The Taliban on Thursday had claimed the attack in Nangarhar province’s Achin district was carried out by two insurgent disguised as local militiamen. Initially, U.S. officials only said an American was wounded and would not…

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