US military confirmed: one US military and two contractors were killed by terrorist attack in Kenya

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 US military confirmed: one US military and two contractors were killed by terrorist attack in Kenya


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According to ABC News, the U.S. military confirmed that the U.S. base in Kenya had been terrorist attacked..

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Reported that the U.S. military confirmed to the media that a terrorist attack occurred at a military base in Kenya, where there are several U.S. military personnel.

AFRICOM acknowledged that there was an attack at the Manda Bay Airport in Kenya and is monitoring the situation. A spokesman for AFRICOM said in a statement to ABC News.

The report mentioned that the Somali extremist group Al Shabab claimed responsibility for the attack. The Kenyan military said four Shabab militants were killed in the attack.

Rt said the attack took place at camp simbana naval base in Manda Bay, Lamu county. Irungu Macharia, the county magistrate of Lamu, told the local newspaper, the national daily, that armed militants launched an attack at 4 a.m. local time.

Rt said Kenyan Defense Ministry spokesman Paul njuguna said the attackers tried to occupy the Manda airport near the base, but were repelled. He said four militants were killed. There are no reports of casualties at the base or among civilians.

Al Shabab is an extremist organization associated with Al Qaeda. In recent years, it has launched many terrorist attacks in Somalia and its neighboring countries.

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