14 mai 2018

4 Soldiers Fought to Their Deaths in Niger Ambush, Pentagon Now Says

nationalinterest.org

Staff Sgt. Bryan C. Black, Staff Sgt. Jeremiah W. Johnson, Staff Sgt. Dustin M. Wright, and Sgt. La David T. Johnson died after their convoy was ambushed by a large force of ISIS fighters, which “began to envelop” the U.S. and Nigerian troops near the village of Tongo, according to a new unclassified Pentagon summary of the investigation into the Oct. 4, 2017, ambush in Niger. When the team leader ordered the combined force of U.S. and Nigerian troops to withdraw, the convoy lost sight of a [...]