U.S. service member killed in Afghanistan

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KABUL, Afghanistan - One U.S. service member has died as a result of injuries sustained during operations in Logar province on Saturday afternoon, according to reports from WTVD.

"On behalf of U.S. Forces - Afghanistan, we offer our deepest condolences to the family of our fallen brother," said General John Nicholson, commander, U.S. Forces - Afghanistan. "Despite this tragic event, we remain steadfast in our commitment to the Afghan people and to support them in our mutual fight against terrorism."

We will update this story as more information is released.