Four U.S. Service Members Treated in Kenya After Terrorist Attack

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UPDATED 3:20 PM PT – Sat. June 9, 2018

Four american military officials wounded during an Al-Shabaab attack in Somalia, are treated for their injuries and discharged.

In a statement Saturday, the U.S. Africa command weighed in, saying the service members were being treated in Kenya at the American embassy by medical personnel.

al-Shabab fighters sit on a truck in Mogadishu, in a picture taken in 2009. Photograph: Mohamed Sheikh Nor/AP

It went on to say they are waiting for transport for ‘additional medical evaluation.’

The names of victims will not be released until the families have been notified.

One special ops soldier was killed in Friday’s attack, though their identity is currently unknown.

“As you know, there was a battle going on here a little while back before you arrived and the enemy fighters suffered losses and if God wills, we will chase them until we defeat them” -Abdi Ibrahim Lieutenant Colonel of Somali armed forces

Friday’s joint operation involved both Somali and Kenyan militaries, with the U.S. providing assistance and surveillance during the operation.

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