Navy SEAL Killed In Gunfight With Al Qaeda Affiliate

CNN reports one Navy SEAL was killed and two other US military members were injured as they were attacked while on a mission in Somalia.

The assigned mission is to advise and assist Somali ground forces to degrade the al Qaeda to train and recruit people for terrorist attacks throughout the region and in America according to US Africa Command.

“The incident occurred Thursday during an operation against local al Qaeda affiliate al Shabaab 40 miles west of Mogadishu near the town of Barii. The wounded are receiving medical attention, another US defense official told CNN. The troops came under small arms fire.” – Barbara Starr, CNN

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