BREAKING: Two US Special Operations Forces soldiers killed in Afghanistan

Afghan National Army Commandos of the , assisted by members of the Combined Joint Special Operations Task Force-Afghanistan, conduct a security patrol through w:Achin District, Nangarhar province, April 30, 2009. (CJSOTF-A photo by Army Staff Sgt. Russell Lee Klika)

To US Special Operations Forces soldiers were killed and one wounded while conducting a US-Afghan operation in Afghanistan today, with ISIS troops taking 18 casualties in the skirmish.

The operation, which took place in the Achin District of Nangarhar Province, was targeting ISIS-K, the terror cell’s Afghanistan franchise.

The primary area of operations for ISIS-K, Achin District is also the site of where the Mother Of All Bombs was dropped earlier this month, resulting in the death of over 100 ISIS fighters.

According to CNN, commander of US forces in Afghanistan General John Nicholson has pledged to eliminate ISIS-K from Afghanistan this year.

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    Andy Wolf is an Appalachian native who spent much of his youth and young adulthood overseas in search of combat, riches, and adventure- accruing decades of experience in military, corporate, first responder, journalistic and advisory roles. He resides in North Carolina's Blue Ridge Mountains with his K9 companion, Kiki.

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