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U.S. Commando Killed in Yemen in Trump's First Counterterrorism Operation

U.S. Commando Killed in Yemen in Trump's First Counterterrorism Operation | 29 Jan 2017 | One American commando was killed and three others were wounded in a fierce firefight early Sunday with Qaeda militants in central Yemen, the military said on Sunday. It was the first counterterrorism operation authorized by President Trump since he took office, and the commando was the first United States service member to die in the yearslong shadow war against Al Qaeda's Yemen affiliate. Members of the Navy's SEAL Team 6 carried out the surprise dawn attack...After initially denying that there were any civilian casualties, American officials said they were assessing reports that women and children had died in the attack.