Number of US Military deaths in Afghanistan cross 2,400

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Number of US Military deaths in Afghanistan cross 2,400

*KABUL - The number of * US military personnel killed in America’s 17-year-long conflict in Afghanistan crossed 2,400 as the NATO’s Resolute Support mission confirmed that two US service members were killed while conducting an operation March 22.

In accordance with US Department of Defense policy, the name of the service members killed in action are being withheld until 24 hours after notification of next of kin is complete, the statement said.

The statement, however, has not mentioned the area of the operation.

About 14,000 US service members are currently stationed in Afghanistan, with the primary duty of training, assisting advising the Afghan forces.