Pentagon investigates US soldier deaths in Niger

At least five Nigerian and four US soldiers were killed in an ambush on a joint patrol in southwest Niger earlier this month.

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    At least five Nigerian and four US soldiers were killed in an ambush on a joint patrol in southwestern Niger earlier this month.

    There are about 1,000 US troops in the country, helping local forces defeat ISIL-linked fighters.

    The Pentagon is still trying to figure out who is behind the deadly ambush.

    Al Jazeera's Rosiland Jordan reports from Washington, DC.


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