Niger—U.S. Armored Vehicle Damaged In Roadside Bombing

Africa Command | 06/11/2019

A U.S. armored vehicle has been damaged in a bombing attack outside of a firing range in southwestern Niger, reports the U.S. Africa Command. On Saturday, an American Mine-Resistant Ambush-Protected All-Terrain Vehicle (M-ATV) set off an improvised explosive device while entering a firing range near Ouallam. There were no reported casualties in the attack. U.S. and Nigerien troops were in the midst of a training exercise when the bomb went off. The command was investigating whether...

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