Three US Green Berets killed in Niger - Digital Journal

Three US Green Berets and an unknown number of Nigerien soldiers were killed in a clash on the Niger-Mali border, where Islamic State fighters have established a presence, officials from said Thursday. A joint US-Niger patrol fell into an ambush on ...

3 US Troops Killed, 2 Wounded in Niger Ambush: AfriCom - Military.com

Australian and U.S. Special Operations soldiers demonstrate small unit tactics during Exercise Flintlock 2017 in Diffa, Niger, March 3, 2017. (U.S. Army photo/Sgt. 1st Class Christopher C. Klutts). Military.com | 5 Oct 2017 | by Richard Sisk. Three U.S ...

US services members killed in Niger - Africom - Kuwait News Agency

WASHINGTON, Oct 5 (KUNA) -- Up to three US service members and a service member from a partner nation were killed in southwestern Niger, the US Africa Command announced Thursday. Africom said in a statement that two other US service members ...

French troops conducting operations on Niger-Mali border after attack - Reuters

PARIS (Reuters) - French troops are involved in an operation near Niger's border with Mali on Thursday, the French army said, a day after an attack that killed three U.S. Army Special Forces members. French army spokesman Colonel Patrick Steiger told a ...

3 US Army special operations commandos killed in Niger - Canoe

WASHINGTON — U.S. officials said three U.S. Army special operations commandos were killed Wednesday and two others were wounded when they came under fire in southwest Niger. The officials said the two wounded were taken to Niamey, the capital, ...

Three Special Forces troops killed in ambush in Niger - Hot Air

All five American soldiers were Green Berets, said two United States military officials. The attack took place 120 miles north of Niamey, the capital of Niger, near the border with Mali, where militants with Al Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb, an ...

Pentagon confirms three US soldiers killed in Niger ambush - www.worldbulletin.net

The Pentagon said two other US soldiers were wounded in the attack which took place while they were assisting Nigerien counter-terror operations in the troubled area. World Bulletin / News Desk. Three US soldiers and one from another nation were killed ...

Five Nigerien, Three US Soldiers Killed in an Ambush - Prensa Latina

Niamey, Oct 5 (Prensa Latina) Five Nigerien and three US Special Forces troops have been killed in an ambush in southwest Niger, media reports today. The attack, in which two other US soldiers were also wounded, occurred yesterday during routine ...

Three US commandos killed in Niger ambush - Garowe Online

Three US Army special operations commandos were killed on Wednesday and two others were wounded when they came under fire from suspected al-Qaeda militants in southwest Niger. The deaths marked the first American casualties in the mission, ...

3 US Special Forces Troops Killed in Niger Ambush - U.S. News & World Report

Soldiers of the 3rd U.S. Infantry Regiment place flags at headstones for "Flags In" at Arlington National Cemetery on May 25, 2017, in Arlington, Va. (Alex Brandon/AP). Three American commandos were killed and two others injured when insurgents ...

Elite US troops killed and wounded during surprise attack in Niger - Washington Post

Three U.S. Army Special Forces soldiers were killed in Niger in northwestern Africa on Wednesday after their joint patrol with Nigerien forces was ambushed. One “partner nation member” also died, and two other Americans were wounded, according to U.S. ...

French, Nigerien forces operating where three US soldiers killed - Daily Mail

NIAMEY, Oct 5 (Reuters) - French and Nigerien troops were conducting operations on Thursday in a region of Niger where three U.S. Army Special Forces members were killed the day before, becoming the first American soldiers to die in West Africa in ...

US confirms three soldiers killed, two injured in Niger attack - Reuters Africa

DAKAR (Reuters) - Three U.S. soldiers were killed and two others injured in an attack in southwest Niger on a joint patrol with Nigerien troops, U.S. Africa Command said in a statement on Thursday. Another partner nation soldier also died in Wednesday ...

Three American Soldiers Killed in Niger in Suspected Ambush - KHQ Right Now

NBCNEWS.COM - Three U.S. Army Special Forces soldiers were killed and two were wounded in Niger on Wednesday, in an ambush by suspected Islamic militants operating from Mali, multiple sources with knowledge of the incident told NBC News.

Three US Special Forces troops killed in Niger ambush, reports say - The Keene Sentinel

Three Army Special Forces soldiers were killed in Niger in northwestern Africa after their joint patrol with Nigerien forces was ambushed, according to reports. "We are working to confirm details on the incident and will have more information as soon ...

SitRep: Green Berets Killed in Ambush in Niger; Trump's North Korea Decision Looms - Foreign Policy (blog)

Death in Niger. Three U.S. Army Special Forces soldiers were killed and two more wounded after being caught in an ambush in Niger on Wednesday. The troops were on patrol with local troops near the border with Mali, American military officials said.

US Special Forces killed, wounded in Niger ambush: US officials - TODAYonline

WASHINGTON - An unspecified number of U.S. military commandos were killed or wounded in an ambush in Niger, two U.S. officials told Reuters on Wednesday, speaking on condition of anonymity. The officials declined to speculate on the number of ...

Military operations ongoing after deadly attack on US and Niger troops - Reuters Africa

Niger soldiers guard with their weapons pointed towards the border with neighbouring Nigeria, near the town of Diffa, Niger, June 21, 2016. Picture taken June 21, 2016. REUTERS/Luc Gnago. NIAMEY (Reuters) - Military operations were underway on ...

Military operations underway near Mali border after deadly attack on US & Niger troops - RT

Military operations were underway on Thursday near Niger's border with Mali, the day after three members of the US Army Special Forces and five Nigerien soldiers were killed by unidentified assailants, security sources said. The attack, which also ...

US & Niger soldiers 'killed in ambush' - NJ TODAY

Three American soldiers were killed and two others wounded in an ambush in Niger near the border with Mali, reports say. Several Nigerien soldiers are also said to have died in the attack. US Africa Command said the patrol had come under “hostile fire ...