Three US servicemen were killed and another two injured in an attack in South-West Niger. About this newspaper The New York Times.
The incident occurred during training. The men were in ambush, when it began the bombardment of certain “hostile forces”, presumably the cells of the terrorist group “al-Qaeda” (banned in Russia) operating in Niger and Mali. Reuters reported that during the shelling killed five soldiers of the army of Niger.
In August, the Pentagon reported dead as a result of erroneous shelling of two U.S. military. Artillery of the coalition forces led mortar fire on the positions of the terrorist group “Islamic state” (IG, is prohibited in Russia). At this point there was some kind of “emergency situation”, which killed the soldiers. Injured five American military.