ISIS kills American serviceman in Iraq

STUTTGART, Germany — Defense Secretary Ash Carter said Tuesday that an American serviceman has been killed near Irbil in Iraq.

“It is a combat death,” Carter said at the outset of a news in Stuttgart, Germany where he has been consulting with European allies this week.

The defense secretary provided no other details, other than to tell reporters that the serviceman lost his life “in the neighborhood of Irbil.”

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