IED Blast Kills One Service Member, Injures Another in Iraq

One U.S. service member was killed and another injured when an IED struck their vehicle in Iraq according to the Pentagon. The information was released in a statement from Operation Inherent Resolve, the coalition fighting ISIS in Iraq and Syria.

ABC News reports the service member killed was American and the death would mark the thirteenth service member killed from hostile action in Iraq or Syria.

Officials are not releasing the names or any other information about the incident pending notification of next of kin.