1 US Soldier, 2 Military Contractors Killed in Al-Shabaab Attack in Kenya

Four Military Aircraft and Multiple Vehicles Damaged in the Attack


Two US contractors and a US military service member have been confirmed dead in a terrorist attack at a military base in Lamu, Kenya.

The attack which was carried out by the Al-Shabaab militants happened on the Manda Bay Airfield, a military base in used by US and Kenyan troops.

The US military said two other Department of Defense personnel were wounded in the early Sunday morning attack but are currently in stable condition and being evacuated.

Five attackers were killed in a gunfight and the base secured.

Two planes, two US helicopters and multiple US military vehicles were damaged in the attack.