A U.S. soldier died on Saturday outside of Mosul fighting ISIS — the third American casualty this week, as coalition forces continued their fight against the terrorist organization.

The name of the soldier killed today was not released as per protocol until his next of kin are notified. He was killed as a result of an IED outside of Mosul, Iraq, according to U.S. Central Command.

Central Command also reported on Saturday the fight against ISIS continues with strikes against targets.

“On April 28, Coalition military forces conducted 32 strikes consisting of 54 engagements against ISIS terrorists in Syria and Iraq. In Syria, Coalition military forces conducted 24 strikes consisting of 30 engagements against ISIS targets,” Central Command reported on Saturday.

The strikes are a part of Operation Inherent Resolve.

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