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US soldiers killed

Publish date: 09 October 2017
Issue Number: 746
Diary: IBA Legalbrief Africa
Category: general

* Three US soldiers have been killed and two others wounded in an ambush in Niger near the border with Mali. The soldiers had been providing advice and assistance in Niger's counter-terror operations and come under 'hostile fire'. Islamist militants, including al-Qaeda fighters, operate in the region.

– BBC News