US troop deaths in Afghanistan hit 2,000
The international coalition in Afghanistan said earlier Sunday that one of its service members was killed in a suspected insider attack by Afghan forces on Saturday. A U.S. official said that the dead service member was American. The official spoke on condition of anonymity because the nationality of the dead had not yet been formally announced.
The number of American dead reflects an Associated Press count of those members of the armed services killed inside Afghanistan since the U.S.-led invasion on Oct. 7, 2001.