Military spokesman Col. Sonny Leggett issued in a statement, saying those involved in the attack were “engaged by direct firing.”
“We are assessing the situation,” he added. There were no other details provided as of Saturday afternoon.
Last year, 20 Americans were killed in action in Afghanistan.
In September, President Trump abruptly canceled talks with the Taliban including a visit to Camp David after an American soldier was killed in the country.
The Trump administration is weighing a decision to remove up to 4,000 U.S. troops from Afghanistan.
There are currently about 12,000 US troops deployed there.
Source: Fox News