Category Archives: kills

US says airstrike kills 6 al-Shabab in Somalia after ambush


JOHANNESBURG — The United States military says it killed six al-Shabab extremists with an airstrike in Somalia after the al-Qaida-linked group attacked Somali forces while U.S. forces were nearby. The U.S. Africa Command statement said Monday’s airstrike was carried out near Darasalam village in southern Somalia’s Lower Shabelle region after al-Shabab fighters attacked from a […]

Guard kills trespassing suspect at military facility used by Navy SEALs on Kodiak Island


ANCHORAGE, Alaska — A 30-year-old civilian was shot and killed after brandishing a knife at a duty officer after attempting to enter a building on an Alaska military base used by Navy SEALs for cold weather training, officials said Monday. Jayson Vinberg of Kodiak died in the shooting late Saturday at the Naval Special Warfare […]