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US military deaths in Niger indicate improved jihadist intelligence leading to further attacks, but US pull-out unlikely

Event Three US army special forces troops and five Nigerien soldiers were killed on 4 October while on joint patrol in Niger’s western Tillaberi region, near the Malian border. Another two US soldiers were wounded when the patrol was ambushed in the village of Tongo Tongo by assailants Read entire story.

Source: Jane’s 360: Global Terrorism and Insurgency – News and Defence Headlines