Sunday, January 29, 2017

US Troop Dies in Yemen in Trump Terror Raid; Raid Killed 14 Terrorists,Captured Critical Intel

One U.S. service member was killed and three others wounded yesterday in a raid against al-Qaeda terrorists in Yemen -- the first such operation ordered by President Trump -- the USA Today website reports today (January 29, 2017).

The raid resulted in the deaths of 14 terrorists and the capture of critical intelligence, the U.S. Central Command said in a statement today.

"This is one in a series of aggressive moves against terrorist planners in Yemen and worldwide," the statement said.

President Trump said in a statement that the raid against al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula headquarters captured "important intelligence that will assist the U.S. in preventing terrorism against its citizens and people around the world."

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