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US soldier killed, 4 more wounded in Somalia attack: US defence official

AFP  |  Washington 

An American special operations soldier was killed today in an attack in that also wounded four US military personnel along with a Somali soldier, a US defence told AFP.

"There was an attack Jubaland, and it resulted in one US killed, four US wounded and one partner wounded," the said.

The did not immediately know who had carried out the attack, but the US is supporting Somali partners as they target Islamic militants aligned with the Shabaab group.

(This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

First Published: Sat, June 09 2018. 01:35 IST
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