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Fourth US Soldier Is Found Dead After Ambush in Niger - New York Times

WASHINGTON — A fourth American soldier has been found dead after an ambush in Niger this week that killed three United States Army Special Forces and wounded two, American officials said on Friday. It was not clear whether the American had been ...and more »

Fourth US soldier found dead after attack in Niger - PBS NewsHour

WASHINGTON — After an extensive search, a U.S. 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, U.S. officials ...and more »

US deaths in Niger highlight Africa military mission creep -

NAIROBI/ABIDJAN (Reuters) - U.S. special forces soldiers were with their counterparts from Niger on Wednesday in the West African nation's volatile southwest, a growing hot-bed of jihadist violence, when the report came in of a raid nearby. FILE PHOTO ...and more »

Fourth US Special Forces commando found dead after ambush Niger attack - New York Daily News

The body of a U.S. Special Forces commando who disappeared after an ambush in Niger was recovered Friday, raising the number of American soldiers killed in the attack to four. The discovery came two days after three Green Berets were killed during a ...and more »

Pentagon confirms fourth US soldier killed in Niger ambush after search and rescue mission - South China Morning Post

The US 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 counterterrorism mission in the West African nation. The United States ...and more »

Africom Announces Death of 4th Service Member in Niger Attack - Department of Defense

The body of another U.S. service member has been recovered from Niger, where an attack occurred Oct. 4 during an advise-and-assist mission, bringing the number of U.S. service members killed to four, U.S. Africa Command's director of public affairs ...and more »

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 ...and more »

Pentagon identifies fourth US soldier killed in Niger - CNN

(CNN) The Defense Department has identified the fourth service member killed in an ambush in Niger on Wednesday as 25-year-old Army Sgt. La David Johnson. Johnson was killed by enemy fire in the ambush, the Pentagon said. His body was recovered by US ...and more »

Three US Troops Killed, Two Wounded in Niger - Department of Defense

Three U.S. service members and one partner nation member were killed, and two U.S. service members wounded while conducting an advise and assist mission in Niger yesterday, Pentagon officials announced in a news conference today. Chief Pentagon ...and more »

Pentagon identifies fourth US soldier slain in Niger ambush - Washington Post

The Pentagon on Saturday released the name of a U.S. Special Forces soldier killed alongside three other Americans and four Nigerien troops during a surprise attack earlier this week near Niger's border with Mali. Sgt. La David Johnson, 25, was missing ...and more »