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KABUL (Reuters) -One U.S. soldier was killed and another wounded during an attack by suspected Taliban guerrillas in southern Afghanistan on Sunday, a U.S. military spokesman said.

At least one militant was also killed in the clash in Helmand province, the spokesman said.

&#34The (U.S.) forces were on patrol, part of a regular operation against enemy forces when they came under attack,&#34 Lieutenant-Colonel Jerry O”Hara, told Reuters.