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1 US Soldier, 2 Pentagon contractors killed in attack on Kenya Military Base

ANI | Updated: Jan 06, 2020 02:39 IST

Nairobi [Kenya], Jan 06 (Sputnik/ANI): One US soldier and two Pentagon contractors">Pentagon contractors were killed in the attack by Al-Shabaab group (part of al-Qaeda terrorist organization, banned in Russia) on a military base in Kenya used by US forces, US Africa Command said on Sunday.
"During an attack by al-Shabaab, an al-Qaida group in East Africa, earlier today, one U.S. service member and two Department of Defense contractors were killed at a Kenya Defense Force Military Base in Manda Bay, Kenya," the command said in a press release.
In addition, two Pentagon staffers were wounded. They are currently in stable condition, the command added. (Sputnik/ANI)

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