American soldiers killed in Niger

American soldiers killed in Niger

World October 10, 2017 20:48

niamey - In the southwest of Niger, not far from the border with Mali, three American marines and five Nigerian soldiers were killed and certainly injured two others when the group ran into an ambush during a joint routine patrol.

The US Army confirmed the attack. The American soldiers are in the region to train soldiers in Niger. Who is behind the ambush is not known, but it is suspected that an Islamic terrorist group operating from Mali is behind the attack.

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