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1 US soldier killed, 4 wounded in attack in Somalia

 


WASHINGTON (AP) — One U.S. special operations soldier was killed and four U.S. service members wounded in an "enemy attack" Friday in Somalia, the U.S. military said — casualties that are likely to put renewed scrutiny on America's counterterror operations in Africa.

It's the first public announcement of a U.S. military combat death on the continent since four U.S. service members were killed in a militant ambush in the west African nation of Niger in October.

President Donald Trump paid tribute on Twitter Friday night, offering "thoughts and prayers" to the families of the soldier who...



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