US officials: 4th US soldier dead after attack in Niger - News24

Washington - After an extensive search, a US soldier who had been missing for nearly two days in Niger has been found dead, a result of a deadly ambush by dozens of Islamic extremists on a joint patrol of American and Niger forces, US officials said on ...

US Military Confirms Fourth Soldier Killed in Niger - New Delhi Times

The U.S. military said Friday that a fourth American soldier was killed during an attack by suspected Islamist militants this week in Niger. Military officials said the soldier went missing after a deadly ambush on Wednesday during a joint U.S.-Niger ...

Niger ambush and US deaths highlight the US's mission creep in Africa - Business Insider UK

NAIROBI/ABIDJAN, Oct 6 (Reuters) - U.S. special forces soldiers were training their Nigerien counterparts in the West African nation's volatile southwest, a growing hot-bed of jihadist violence, when the report came in of a raid nearby. The assailants ...

3 US military service members killed in Niger - ABC News

Breaking news three American service members have been killed in action in Africa officials say. The army green berets died after being ambushed during a patrol in need share likely by al-Qaeda militants to other commandos were also wounded they are ...

Puyallup Soldier Among Green Berets Killed In Niger - Centralia Chronicle

Staff Sergeant Bryan Black, 35, was killed in Niger on Oct. 4. Black was from Puyallup and was assigned to 3rd Special Force Group (Airborne) at Fort Bragg, North Carolina. Courtesy Department of Defense. Courtesy Department of Defense Staff Sgt. Bryan ...

US Troop Deaths in Niger Reflect Growing Africa Mission Creep - Antiwar.com

That the United States had special forces deployed in Niger wasn't exactly a secret before the announcement that four US troops were killed in an ambush near the Malian border. It wasn't exactly public knowledge, either. The report that the US was ...

Springboro Green Beret killed in attack in Niger - WRGT TV Fox 45

Staff Sgt. Jeremiah W. Johnson was identified as one of the Green Berets killed in an attack in Niger (Photo: Department of Defense, MGN Online). BREAKING NEWS.jpg · 00000014.jpg · VIEW PHOTO GALLERY. 5 photos. AA. (WKEF/WRGT) - The U.S. ...

4th US soldier dies after attack on joint Niger patrol - Anadolu Agency

A fourth U.S. soldier was killed during an ambush on a joint patrol in southwest Niger earlier this week, the U.S. Command in Africa said in a statement Friday. "We have updated information related to the attack on U.S. and Nigerien forces that ...

Four US soldiers killed in Niger ambush during counter-terrorism mission - ABC Online

The United States military said on Friday that a fourth soldier was killed during an attack on Wednesday in Niger, raising the death toll from an incident that has thrown a spotlight on the US counter-terrorism mission in the West African nation.

Niger declares mourning after joint US patrol deaths - Independent

Niamey, Niger | AFP | Niger has declared three days of national mourning in memory of four of its soldiers killed alongside three US Green Berets in an ambush, state television said Friday. The joint patrol came under fire on Wednesday in southwestern ...

Fourth US soldier confirmed dead in Niger attack - The Sun Daily

WASHINGTON: The United States confirmed Friday that a fourth member of its military was killed in Niger during an attack, which targeted a joint patrol of Nigerien soldiers and American special forces personnel. "The body of another US service member ...

Three US service members and a service member from a partner nation were killed in southwestern Niger Oct. 4, US ... - Aerotech News (blog)

Two other U.S. service members were injured and were evacuated in stable condition to Landstuhl Regional Medical Center in Germany, Africom officials said in a statement. The U.S. service members were providing advice and assistance to Nigerien ...

Body of US service member recovered in Niger, raising ambush death toll to four - Duluth News Tribune

The Pentagon said Friday, Oct. 6, that the body of a U.S. service member has been recovered in Niger following a militant ambush Wednesday near the Malian border, raising to four the number of Americans killed in the attack. Officials have not ...

Pentagon says fourth US soldier killed in Niger ambush - AOL

WASHINGTON, Oct 6 (Reuters) - The U.S. military said on Friday that a fourth soldier was killed during an attack on Wednesday in Niger, raising the death toll from an incident that has thrown a spotlight on the U.S. counterterrorism mission in the West ...

4th US service member killed in Niger ambush; 3 others id'd as Fort Bragg soldiers - WRIC

WASHINGTON (ABC News/WRIC) — The Pentagon confirmed to ABC News Friday that a fourth U.S. soldier was killed in a recent ambush attack in Niger that is believed to have been carried out by an Islamic extremist group. “The body of another U.S. ...

Missing US commando found dead in Niger desert two days after deadly ambush - Los Angeles Times

After an intense two-day search, local military forces Friday recovered the body of a U.S. Army commando who was inadvertently left behind after a daylight ambush by militants killed three other Green Berets in a rugged border region in Niger. Pentagon ...

US Military Re-Evaluates Mission in Niger After Deadly Attack - Wall Street Journal

WASHINGTON—The U.S. military said Friday it is reassessing its training mission in Niger after a deadly Islamic State ambush killed four elite U.S. soldiers on a routine patrol with local forces. The decision to review the role of American forces in ...

Puyallup soldier killed in ambush in West Africa - KING5.com

Army Staff Sergeant Black was killed in an ambush Wednesday in Niger, according to U.S. military officials. He was one of four members of a Special Forces Group killed by extremists. The Army identified Black, Staff Sergeant Jeremiah Johnson, and ...

Soldier from Puyallup killed in Niger ambush - Seattle Times

Staff Sgt. Bryan Black, 35, was killed in Niger. The Puyallup man enlisted in the Army in October 2009, and his awards and decorations include the Global War on Terrorism Service Medal, Army Service Ribbon and the National Defense Service Medal.

US officials: 4th US soldier dead after attack in Niger, at least 3 from Ft. Bragg - WITN

WASHINGTON, DC (AP) After an extensive search, a U.S. soldier who had been missing for nearly two days in Niger was found dead, a result of a deadly ambush by dozens of Islamic extremists on a joint patrol of American and Niger forces, U.S. military ...