21-05-2022 09:00 PM Jerusalem Timing

Five US Troops Wounded in Afghanistan

Five US Troops Wounded in Afghanistan

Five US special forces troops have been wounded in eastern Afghanistan, General John Nicholson, the US commander said Thursday.

US SoldiersFive US special forces troops have been wounded in eastern Afghanistan, General John Nicholson, the US commander said Thursday.

Two of the troops have returned to duty after being treated for their wounds, while the other three were expected to recover fully, General John Nicholson, who heads the NATO force in Afghanistan, said in a video conference from Kabul.

The Americans were wounded "in the last several days" while taking part in a joint operation with Afghan army troops in eastern Nangarhar province, Nicholson said.