Somalia
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An American special operations soldier was killed Friday in an attack in Somalia that also wounded four US military personnel along with a Somali soldier, a US defense official told AFP.

“There was an attack Jubaland, Somalia and it resulted in one US killed, four US wounded and one partner wounded,” the official said.

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The official did not immediately know who had carried out the attack, but the US is supporting Somali partners as they target Islamic Al-Qaeda militants aligned with the Shabaab group.