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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Somalia suicide bomber kills at least 18 at police academysteadily losing territory to the combined forces of African Union peacekeepers
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 3 days ago
steadily losing territory to the combined forces of African Union peacekeepers and Somali security forces. On Tuesday, the US Africa Command said the US military had conducted an air strike on a vehicle they said contained explosives some 65... Read more
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Greenock Telegraph
Suicide bomber kills 17 at Somali police academyof fighters linked to the Islamic State group, many of them defectors from al S
Greenock Telegraph / Posted 3 days ago
of fighters linked to the Islamic State group, many of them defectors from al Shabab. A drone strike earlier this week against an al Shabab vehicle carrying explosives prevented an “imminent threat to the people of Mogadishu”, US Africa Command sa... Read more
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This is West Country
Suicide bomber kills 17 at Somali police academyof fighters linked to the Islamic State group, many of them defectors from al S
This is West Country / Posted 3 days ago
of fighters linked to the Islamic State group, many of them defectors from al Shabab. A drone strike earlier this week against an al Shabab vehicle carrying explosives prevented an “imminent threat to the people of Mogadishu”, US Africa Command sa... Read more
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Gazette News
Suicide bomber kills 17 at Somali police academyof fighters linked to the Islamic State group, many of them defectors from al S
Gazette News / Posted 3 days ago
of fighters linked to the Islamic State group, many of them defectors from al Shabab. A drone strike earlier this week against an al Shabab vehicle carrying explosives prevented an “imminent threat to the people of Mogadishu”, US Africa Command sa... Read more
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Bolton News
Suicide bomber kills 17 at Somali police academyof fighters linked to the Islamic State group, many of them defectors from al S
Bolton News / Posted 3 days ago
of fighters linked to the Islamic State group, many of them defectors from al Shabab. A drone strike earlier this week against an al Shabab vehicle carrying explosives prevented an “imminent threat to the people of Mogadishu”, US Africa Command sa... Read more
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St Albans & Harpenden Review
Suicide bomber kills 17 at Somali police academyof fighters linked to the Islamic State group, many of them defectors from al S
St Albans & Harpenden Review / Posted 3 days ago
of fighters linked to the Islamic State group, many of them defectors from al Shabab. A drone strike earlier this week against an al Shabab vehicle carrying explosives prevented an “imminent threat to the people of Mogadishu”, US Africa Command sa... Read more
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Wandsworth Guardian
Suicide bomber kills 17 at Somali police academyof fighters linked to the Islamic State group, many of them defectors from al S
Wandsworth Guardian / Posted 3 days ago
of fighters linked to the Islamic State group, many of them defectors from al Shabab. A drone strike earlier this week against an al Shabab vehicle carrying explosives prevented an “imminent threat to the people of Mogadishu”, US Africa Command sa... Read more
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North-West Evening Mail
Suicide bomber kills 17 at Somali police academyof fighters linked to the Islamic State group, many of them defectors from al S
North-West Evening Mail / Posted 3 days ago
of fighters linked to the Islamic State group, many of them defectors from al Shabab. A drone strike earlier this week against an al Shabab vehicle carrying explosives prevented an “imminent threat to the people of Mogadishu”, US Africa Command sa... Read more
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EveningTimes Online
Suicide bomber kills 17 at Somali police academyof fighters linked to the Islamic State group, many of them defectors from al S
EveningTimes Online / Posted 3 days ago
of fighters linked to the Islamic State group, many of them defectors from al Shabab. A drone strike earlier this week against an al Shabab vehicle carrying explosives prevented an “imminent threat to the people of Mogadishu”, US Africa Command sa... Read more
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Croydon Guardian
Suicide bomber kills 17 at Somali police academyof fighters linked to the Islamic State group, many of them defectors from al S
Croydon Guardian / Posted 3 days ago
of fighters linked to the Islamic State group, many of them defectors from al Shabab. A drone strike earlier this week against an al Shabab vehicle carrying explosives prevented an “imminent threat to the people of Mogadishu”, US Africa Command sa... Read more
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Hampshire Chronicle
Suicide bomber kills 17 at Somali police academyof fighters linked to the Islamic State group, many of them defectors from al S
Hampshire Chronicle / Posted 3 days ago
of fighters linked to the Islamic State group, many of them defectors from al Shabab. A drone strike earlier this week against an al Shabab vehicle carrying explosives prevented an “imminent threat to the people of Mogadishu”, US Africa Command sa... Read more
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This is Oxfordshire
Suicide bomber kills 17 at Somali police academyof fighters linked to the Islamic State group, many of them defectors from al S
This is Oxfordshire / Posted 3 days ago
of fighters linked to the Islamic State group, many of them defectors from al Shabab. A drone strike earlier this week against an al Shabab vehicle carrying explosives prevented an “imminent threat to the people of Mogadishu”, US Africa Command sa... Read more
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Lancashire Telegraph
Suicide bomber kills 17 at Somali police academyof fighters linked to the Islamic State group, many of them defectors from al S
Lancashire Telegraph / Posted 3 days ago
of fighters linked to the Islamic State group, many of them defectors from al Shabab. A drone strike earlier this week against an al Shabab vehicle carrying explosives prevented an “imminent threat to the people of Mogadishu”, US Africa Command sa... Read more
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The News and Star
Suicide bomber kills 17 at Somali police academyof fighters linked to the Islamic State group, many of them defectors from al S
The News and Star / Posted 3 days ago
of fighters linked to the Islamic State group, many of them defectors from al Shabab. A drone strike earlier this week against an al Shabab vehicle carrying explosives prevented an “imminent threat to the people of Mogadishu”, US Africa Command sa... Read more
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Whitehaven News
Suicide bomber kills 17 at Somali police academyof fighters linked to the Islamic State group, many of them defectors from al S
Whitehaven News / Posted 3 days ago
of fighters linked to the Islamic State group, many of them defectors from al Shabab. A drone strike earlier this week against an al Shabab vehicle carrying explosives prevented an “imminent threat to the people of Mogadishu”, US Africa Command sa... Read more
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West Moreland Gazette
Suicide bomber kills 17 at Somali police academyof fighters linked to the Islamic State group, many of them defectors from al S
West Moreland Gazette / Posted 3 days ago
of fighters linked to the Islamic State group, many of them defectors from al Shabab. A drone strike earlier this week against an al Shabab vehicle carrying explosives prevented an “imminent threat to the people of Mogadishu”, US Africa Command sa... Read more
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Oxford Mail
Suicide bomber kills 17 at Somali police academyof fighters linked to the Islamic State group, many of them defectors from al S
Oxford Mail / Posted 3 days ago
of fighters linked to the Islamic State group, many of them defectors from al Shabab. A drone strike earlier this week against an al Shabab vehicle carrying explosives prevented an “imminent threat to the people of Mogadishu”, US Africa Command sa... Read more
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Bury Times
Suicide bomber kills 17 at Somali police academyof fighters linked to the Islamic State group, many of them defectors from al S
Bury Times / Posted 3 days ago
of fighters linked to the Islamic State group, many of them defectors from al Shabab. A drone strike earlier this week against an al Shabab vehicle carrying explosives prevented an “imminent threat to the people of Mogadishu”, US Africa Command sa... Read more
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West Cumberland Times & Star
Suicide bomber kills 17 at Somali police academyof fighters linked to the Islamic State group, many of them defectors from al S
West Cumberland Times & Star / Posted 3 days ago
of fighters linked to the Islamic State group, many of them defectors from al Shabab. A drone strike earlier this week against an al Shabab vehicle carrying explosives prevented an “imminent threat to the people of Mogadishu”, US Africa Command sa... Read more
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Gazette
Suicide bomber kills 17 at Somali police academyof fighters linked to the Islamic State group, many of them defectors from al S
Gazette / Posted 3 days ago
of fighters linked to the Islamic State group, many of them defectors from al Shabab. A drone strike earlier this week against an al Shabab vehicle carrying explosives prevented an “imminent threat to the people of Mogadishu”, US Africa Command sa... Read more
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guardian-series
Suicide bomber kills 17 at Somali police academyof fighters linked to the Islamic State group, many of them defectors from al S
guardian-series / Posted 3 days ago
of fighters linked to the Islamic State group, many of them defectors from al Shabab. A drone strike earlier this week against an al Shabab vehicle carrying explosives prevented an “imminent threat to the people of Mogadishu”, US Africa Command sa... Read more
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Harrow Times
Suicide bomber kills 17 at Somali police academyof fighters linked to the Islamic State group, many of them defectors from al S
Harrow Times / Posted 3 days ago
of fighters linked to the Islamic State group, many of them defectors from al Shabab. A drone strike earlier this week against an al Shabab vehicle carrying explosives prevented an “imminent threat to the people of Mogadishu”, US Africa Command sa... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
U.S. Diplomat in Nairobi Quits Over Trump Tacticsseveral countries, including Kenya. More than 500 of the soldiers are in Somal
AllAfrica.com / Posted 6 days ago
several countries, including Kenya. More than 500 of the soldiers are in Somalia, which lacks a top US envoy and where the US Africa Command regularly carries out air and ground strikes. This escalation raises the risk of civilian casualties and... Read more
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Zero Hedge
Dude Where's My Troops? Pentagon Loses Track Of 44,000 Soldierslight that the US has at least 6,000 military personnel spread across the Afric
Zero Hedge / Posted 7 days ago
light that the US has at least 6,000 military personnel spread across the African continent, though few knew of AFRICOM's (US Africa Command) dangerously burgeoning number of undisclosed daily missions. Where are they? Image source: US Marine... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
An Airstrike Hits Al Shabaab Stronghold Area in Somaliaagainst the militant camp. Al Shabaab, however, did not comment on the reporte
AllAfrica.com / Posted 17 days ago
against the militant camp. Al Shabaab, however, did not comment on the reported airstrike against its camp. In the past, US Africa Command said it carried out a number of air raids in southern Somalia and killed many fighters, a claim that Al... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Top Al-Shabaab Leader Hides Near Border After Falloutmore than 100 militants. "The operation occurred 125 miles northwest of the ca
AllAfrica.com / Posted 20 days ago
more than 100 militants. "The operation occurred 125 miles northwest of the capital, Mogadishu," a statement from the US Africa Command says. It further says: "US forces will continue to use all authorised and appropriate measures to protect... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Fugitive Al-Shabaab Leader Could Surrender to Authoritiesmore than 100 militants. "The operation occurred 125 miles northwest of the ca
AllAfrica.com / Posted 20 days ago
more than 100 militants. "The operation occurred 125 miles northwest of the capital, Mogadishu," a statement from the US Africa Command says. It further says: "US forces will continue to use all authorised and appropriate measures to protect... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Shabaab 'Poster Boy' Faces Execution After Fall Outmore than 100 militants. The operation occurred 125 miles northwest of the capi
AllAfrica.com / Posted 24 days ago
more than 100 militants. The operation occurred 125 miles northwest of the capital, Mogadishu," according to a statement by US Africa Command. It added: "US forces will continue to use all authorized and appropriate measures to protect Americans... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Kenyan Al-Shabaab Leader Flees After Falloutmore than 100 militants. The operation occurred 125 miles northwest of the cap
AllAfrica.com / Posted 24 days ago
more than 100 militants. The operation occurred 125 miles northwest of the capital, Mogadishu," said a statement by US Africa Command. The Statement added: "US forces will continue to use all authorised and appropriate measures to protect... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
U.S. Kills Over 100 Al-Shabaab Militants In Airstrikethe latest attack conducted on Tuesday killing more than 100 militants. The op
AllAfrica.com / Posted 25 days ago
the latest attack conducted on Tuesday killing more than 100 militants. The operation, according to a statement by the US Africa Command, occurred some 125 miles northwest of the capital, Mogadishu. The U.S. forces have vowed to continue using... Read more
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KRDO Colorado Springs
US airstrike in Somalia kills over 100 al-Shabaab militantsContent (CNN) - More than 100 al-Shabaab militants were killed Tuesday in a US
KRDO Colorado Springs / Posted 25 days ago
Content (CNN) - More than 100 al-Shabaab militants were killed Tuesday in a US airstrike on a camp in Somalia, US Africa Command said in a statement, the latest in a series of strikes against the al-Qaeda-affiliated group and ISIS... Read more
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News Channel 12 New Bern
US airstrike in Somalia kills over 100 al-Shabaab militantsContent (CNN) - More than 100 al-Shabaab militants were killed Tuesday in a US
News Channel 12 New Bern / Posted 25 days ago
Content (CNN) - More than 100 al-Shabaab militants were killed Tuesday in a US airstrike on a camp in Somalia, US Africa Command said in a statement, the latest in a series of strikes against the al-Qaeda-affiliated group and ISIS... Read more
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KRBC Abilene & KTAB Abilene
US airstrike in Somalia kills over 100 al-Shabaab militantsContent (CNN) - More than 100 al-Shabaab militants were killed Tuesday in a US
KRBC Abilene & KTAB Abilene / Posted 25 days ago
Content (CNN) - More than 100 al-Shabaab militants were killed Tuesday in a US airstrike on a camp in Somalia, US Africa Command said in a statement, the latest in a series of strikes against the al-Qaeda-affiliated group and ISIS... Read more
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KXLY-TV Spokane
US airstrike in Somalia kills over 100 al-Shabaab militantsContent (CNN) - More than 100 al-Shabaab militants were killed Tuesday in a US
KXLY-TV Spokane / Posted 25 days ago
Content (CNN) - More than 100 al-Shabaab militants were killed Tuesday in a US airstrike on a camp in Somalia, US Africa Command said in a statement, the latest in a series of strikes against the al-Qaeda-affiliated group and ISIS... Read more
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WCYB 5 Tri-Cities
US airstrike in Somalia kills over 100 al-Shabaab militantsContent (CNN) - More than 100 al-Shabaab militants were killed Tuesday in a US
WCYB 5 Tri-Cities / Posted 25 days ago
Content (CNN) - More than 100 al-Shabaab militants were killed Tuesday in a US airstrike on a camp in Somalia, US Africa Command said in a statement, the latest in a series of strikes against the al-Qaeda-affiliated group and ISIS... Read more
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KRCR TV Redding
US airstrike in Somalia kills over 100 al-Shabaab militantsContent (CNN) - More than 100 al-Shabaab militants were killed Tuesday in a US
KRCR TV Redding / Posted 25 days ago
Content (CNN) - More than 100 al-Shabaab militants were killed Tuesday in a US airstrike on a camp in Somalia, US Africa Command said in a statement, the latest in a series of strikes against the al-Qaeda-affiliated group and ISIS... Read more
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KESQ Palm Springs
US airstrike in Somalia kills over 100 al-Shabaab militantsContent (CNN) - More than 100 al-Shabaab militants were killed Tuesday in a US
KESQ Palm Springs / Posted 25 days ago
Content (CNN) - More than 100 al-Shabaab militants were killed Tuesday in a US airstrike on a camp in Somalia, US Africa Command said in a statement, the latest in a series of strikes against the al-Qaeda-affiliated group and ISIS... Read more
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News 8000
US airstrike in Somalia kills over 100 al-Shabaab militantsContent (CNN) - More than 100 al-Shabaab militants were killed Tuesday in a US
News 8000 / Posted 25 days ago
Content (CNN) - More than 100 al-Shabaab militants were killed Tuesday in a US airstrike on a camp in Somalia, US Africa Command said in a statement, the latest in a series of strikes against the al-Qaeda-affiliated group and ISIS... Read more
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KTXS Abilene
US airstrike in Somalia kills over 100 al-Shabaab militantsContent (CNN) - More than 100 al-Shabaab militants were killed Tuesday in a US
KTXS Abilene / Posted 25 days ago
Content (CNN) - More than 100 al-Shabaab militants were killed Tuesday in a US airstrike on a camp in Somalia, US Africa Command said in a statement, the latest in a series of strikes against the al-Qaeda-affiliated group and ISIS... Read more
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KEYT 3 Santa Barbara
US airstrike in Somalia kills over 100 al-Shabaab militantsContent (CNN) - More than 100 al-Shabaab militants were killed Tuesday in a US
KEYT 3 Santa Barbara / Posted 25 days ago
Content (CNN) - More than 100 al-Shabaab militants were killed Tuesday in a US airstrike on a camp in Somalia, US Africa Command said in a statement, the latest in a series of strikes against the al-Qaeda-affiliated group and ISIS... Read more
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KECI Missoula
US airstrike in Somalia kills over 100 al-Shabaab militantsContent (CNN) - More than 100 al-Shabaab militants were killed Tuesday in a US
KECI Missoula / Posted 25 days ago
Content (CNN) - More than 100 al-Shabaab militants were killed Tuesday in a US airstrike on a camp in Somalia, US Africa Command said in a statement, the latest in a series of strikes against the al-Qaeda-affiliated group and ISIS... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
US airstrike in Somalia kills over 100 al-Shabaab militantsContent (CNN) - More than 100 al-Shabaab militants were killed Tuesday in a US
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 25 days ago
Content (CNN) - More than 100 al-Shabaab militants were killed Tuesday in a US airstrike on a camp in Somalia, US Africa Command said in a statement, the latest in a series of strikes against the al-Qaeda-affiliated group and ISIS... Read more
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WGN TV Chicago
Additional remains of Sgt. La David Johnson found in NigerFBI team that traveled to the area. Johnson’s family was notified on Monday the
WGN TV Chicago / Posted 26 days ago
FBI team that traveled to the area. Johnson’s family was notified on Monday the official said. “On Nov. 12, 2017, a joint US Africa Command military investigation team discovered additional human remains at the site where Sgt. La David T.... Read more
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CBS 6 Richmond
Additional remains of Sgt. La David Johnson found in NigerFBI team that traveled to the area. Johnson’s family was notified on Monday the
CBS 6 Richmond / Posted 26 days ago
FBI team that traveled to the area. Johnson’s family was notified on Monday the official said. “On Nov. 12, 2017, a joint US Africa Command military investigation team discovered additional human remains at the site where Sgt. La David T.... Read more
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WTKR Norfolk
Additional remains of Sgt. La David Johnson found in NigerFBI team that traveled to the area. Johnson’s family was notified on Monday the
WTKR Norfolk / Posted 26 days ago
FBI team that traveled to the area. Johnson’s family was notified on Monday the official said. “On Nov. 12, 2017, a joint US Africa Command military investigation team discovered additional human remains at the site where Sgt. La David T.... Read more
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FOX 2 News St. Louis
Additional remains of Sgt. La David Johnson found in Nigertied, a defense official told CNN earlier this month, though the US military ha
FOX 2 News St. Louis / Posted 26 days ago
tied, a defense official told CNN earlier this month, though the US military has not confirmed those accounts. A joint US Africa Command and Niger military investigation team returned to Tongo Tongo, the village near where the attack took place... Read more
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KPLR 11 St. Louis
Additional remains of Sgt. La David Johnson found in Nigertied, a defense official told CNN earlier this month, though the US military ha
KPLR 11 St. Louis / Posted 26 days ago
tied, a defense official told CNN earlier this month, though the US military has not confirmed those accounts. A joint US Africa Command and Niger military investigation team returned to Tongo Tongo, the village near where the attack took place... Read more
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FOX40 Sacramento
US Official: Additional Remains of Sgt. La David Johnson Found in Nigertied, a defense official told CNN earlier this month, though the US military ha
FOX40 Sacramento / Posted 26 days ago
tied, a defense official told CNN earlier this month, though the US military has not confirmed those accounts. A joint US Africa Command and Niger military investigation team returned to Tongo Tongo, the village near where the attack took place... Read more
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Boston Globe
US says airstrike killed dozens of extremists in Somalia— The US military says it killed more than 100 militants in an airstrike on an
Boston Globe / Posted 26 days ago
— The US military says it killed more than 100 militants in an airstrike on an extremist group’s camp in Somalia. US Africa Command said the airstrike Tuesday was 125 miles northwest of the capital, Mogadishu. The attack targeted the... Read more
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KMGH 7 Denver
US official: Additional remains of Sgt. La David Johnson found in Nigertied, a defense official told CNN earlier this month, though the US military ha
KMGH 7 Denver / Posted 26 days ago
tied, a defense official told CNN earlier this month, though the US military has not confirmed those accounts. A joint US Africa Command and Niger military investigation team returned to Tongo Tongo, the village near where the attack took place... Read more
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