Niger Ambush: Militants Kill 17 Soldiers Near Mali

The attack happened near the village of Tongo Tongo where four US troops were killed in 2017.

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  • Tongo Tongo ambush
    The Tongo Tongo ambush or simply the Niger ambush occurred on 4 October 2017, when armed militants from the Islamic State in the Greater Sahara attacked Nigerien and US soldiers outside the village of Tongo Tongo, Niger while they were returning to base after a stop in the village. During the ambush, five Nigeriens, four US soldiers, and at least 21 ISGS militants were killed and eight Nigeriens and two US soldiers including the team commander were wounded. In the day preceding the ambush, the N
    09/18/2019 - 11:08 am | View Website
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    All four were killed in Niger in 2017, when a joint patrol of American and Niger forces was ambushed by militants believed linked to the Islamic State group. The Pentagon has concluded its reviews...
    06/6/2019 - 12:19 am | View Website
  • Niger ambush: Militants kill 28 soldiers near Mali ...
    Niger ambush: Militants kill 28 soldiers near Mali On May 16, 2019 9,226 The bodies of 11 Nigerian soldiers missing since Tuesday’s ambush have been discovered, bringing the death toll to 28.
    05/16/2019 - 1:37 pm | View Website
  • Niger ambush: Militants kill 28 soldiers near Mali
    Niger ambush: Militants kill 28 soldiers near Mali The bodies of 11 Nigerien soldiers missing since Tuesday's ambush have been discovered, bringing the death toll to 28. Militants killed four US...
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