(Washington Examiner) The Defense Department said two U.S. service members were killed in action in Afghanistan on Friday while they were conducting an operation in the war-torn nation.

Their names will not be released for another 24 hours, after their families have been notified.

The announcement from NATO’s Operation Resolute Support — the American-led international coalition fighting in Afghanistan — did not provide any details about where in Afghanistan the operation had been conducted.

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