Skip to comments.1 US service member, 2 DOD contractors killed in terror attack on US base in Kenya
Posted on 01/05/2020 1:02:54 PM PST by rightwingintelligentsia
One U.S. service member and two American Department of Defense contractors were killed in a terror attack on a military base in Kenya that houses some U.S. military personnel. The Somali terror group al-Shabab has claimed responsibility for the attack that Kenyan authorities said had been repelled with four militants killed in the fighting.
"Our thoughts and prayers are with the families and friends of our teammates who lost their lives today," U.S. Army Gen. Stephen Townsend, commander of U.S. Africa Command, said in a statement Sunday afternoon. "As we honor their sacrifice, let's also harden our resolve. Alongside our African and international partners, we will pursue those responsible for this attack and al-Shabaab who seeks to harm Americans and U.S. interests."
Two DOD employees were also wounded in the attack. They were listed in stable condition and were being evacuated, according to a statement from U.S. Africa Command.
The identities of those who were killed were being withheld, pending notification of their next of kin.
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52 Targets in Iran are about to become glass.
Bass turds. Hopefully they’ll be visiting Souleimani soon.
Is this Iran’s doing?
Number of hostages Iran took in 1979
Number of hostages Iran held in 1979.
There were 52 American hostages held in Iran in the 1970s before Ronald Reagan ascended to the presidency
Dont think so. Isis supports this group
The representative of al-Shabaab from Minnesomolia will be ululating over this.
Are the al-Shabab controlled by Iran?
Prayers up for our hero service member and these DOD contractors, and their families.
Thanks all, just checked out the President’s Tweet and saw it. I like it. Symbolism is an effective tool. I don’t like war and tend towards isolationism, but these SOBs deserve everything coming their way. They messed with the wrong commander in chief.
I sure hope the boss of al-Shabab had his affairs in order, prior to Jihad.
Hostage #. 1980
Kenya is 10% Muslim. They have a chance to purge Islam from Kenya before it becomes any more powerful. If a pro-Muslim Democrat becomes US president, they will not be able to.
So the Fraud’s “military” influence is now limited to his home country?
How about 444 days of bombing all of Moslemdom?
Middle Eastern hate groups express ‘support’ by hating in each other’s names...
An Iranian proxy.
Take the retaliation to the source.
Might be a busy evening here on FR.
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