Taliban claim responsibility for killing US force member: spokesman

About 20,000 foreign troops, most of them American, are in Afghanistan as part of a US-led NATO mission. (File photo: AFP)

The Taliban on Monday claimed responsibility for killing a US service member during clashes with US and Afghan government forces in the Northern Province of Kunduz, a Taliban spokesman said.

The US military said earlier a service member was killed in action on Monday.

The US military gave no further details and withheld the name of the service member until the next of kin were informed.

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