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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 »

Deadly Ambush of Green Berets in Niger Belies a 'Low-Risk' Mission - New York Times

WASHINGTON — The reconnaissance patrol was supposed to be a routine training mission along the border between Niger and Mali for the nearly dozen United States Army Special Forces trainers and the Nigerien soldiers with them. The American team leaders ...and more »

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 »

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 »

4th US soldier killed in Niger ambush identified - ABC News

The Pentagon has identified the fourth U.S. soldier killed in the West African nation of Niger earlier this week in an ambush believed to have been carried out by an Islamic extremist group. Sgt. La David T. Johnson, 25, from Miami Gardens, Florida ...and more »

US Soldier Missing in Niger Is Found Dead -

A U.S. soldier who was missing after an ambush by militants in Niger has been found dead, according to defense officials. The attack killed three U.S. soldiers from the 3rd Special Forces Group and four soldiers from Niger, one of whom was serving as ...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 »

4th American killed in Niger ambush identified - Stars and Stripes

A U.S. military carry team transfers the remains of Army Staff Sgt. Dustin Wright late Thursday, Oct. 5, 2017, upon arrival at Dover Air Force Base, Del. Wright was one of four U.S. troops killed in an ambush by dozens of Islamic militants. Wright ...and more »

4th American soldier killed in Niger attack; 3 soldiers identified - Stars and Stripes

Staff Sgts. Jeremiah W. Johnson, from left, Dustin M. Wright and Bryan C. Black died of wounds suffered in a surprise attack in the southwestern part of Niger on Wednesday. DOD. Email; Print; Reddit · Tweet · Share; Pinterest; More. By COREY DICKSTEIN ...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 »