The U.S. military in Afghanistan says an American soldier was killed and three others wounded in a clash with militants in eastern Kunar province early Monday.
A spokesman, Major Mark McCan, told reporters in Kabul the fighting occurred near the town of Asadabad, not far from the Pakistani border. He said the militants first detonated two home-made bombs and then opened fire at U.S. troops.
Sunday, one American soldier and an Afghan citizen were killed in a clash in the western Afghan province of Herat.
Some of this information provided by AP and AFP.