US soldier killed on Somalia mission

A US soldier has been killed in Somalia during operations against al-Shabab militants
 A US soldier has been killed in Somalia during operations against al-Shabab militants, the American military says.

The death occurred on Thursday 40 miles (64km) west of the capital Mogadishu, near the town of Barii. American forces were carrying out an “advise and assist” mission alongside members of the Somali National Army, the US military said. President Trump has expanded military action against the al-Qaeda affiliate in the Horn of Africa nation.

| BBC

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