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US Special Forces troops previously killed 11 ISIS fighters in an undisclosed firefight in Niger

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US Special Forces troops reportedly took part in a previously undisclosed firefight in Niger, two months after a battle where four US soldiers were killed in October.
Eleven militants who were believed to be affiliated with the Islamic State were reportedly killed.
Though a military spokeswoman didn't say why the incident wasn't previously disclosed, a congressional aide said lawmakers were aware of the firefight after it occurred.
US Special Forces troops reportedly took part in a previously undisclosed firefight in Niger, two months after a battle that killed four US soldiers in...
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Exclusive: U.S. Kept Silent About Its Role in Another Firefight in Niger

Exclusive: U.S. Kept Silent About Its Role in Another Firefight in Niger

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Two months after four American soldiers were killed in the West African country, a group of Green Berets and local forces killed 11 ISIS militants in a previously undisclosed battle.
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