US officials contend an American infantryman blank for scarcely dual days
in Niger has been found dead. He was one of 4 US infantry killed
in a lethal ambush.
His physique was found and identified Friday after an extensive
search. Four Niger confidence army were also killed.
The Department of Defense on Friday also identified the
initial 3 Green Berets killed as Staff Sgt. Bryan C.
Black, 35, of Washington; Staff Sgt. Jeremiah W.
Johnson, 39, of Ohio; and Staff Sgt. Dustin M. Wright, 29,
The name of a fourth Green Beret killed has nonetheless to
US officials contend they trust extremists related to ISIS were
obliged for a conflict about 200 kilometers north of Niger’s
collateral of Niamey.
The corner unit of US and Niger army were withdrawal a meeting
with genealogical leaders and were in trucks. They were ambushed by
40-50 militants in vehicles and on motorcycles.
Eight Niger soldiers and dual US infantry were wounded. The
officials weren’t certified to plead a matter publicly and
spoke on condition of anonymity.