Americans suffered casualties during militant attack on US base in Kenya


The initial reports by the US military command that none of the American contingent was attacked by militants at a US base in Kenya turned out to be false. It became known that during the battle with the militants of the Al-Shabab group (affiliated with Al-Qaida, a banned organization in the Russian Federation), there were casualties on both sides. Initially, as reported in the military news story on January 5, 4 liquidated terrorists were announced.


Fresh reports state that the Americans suffered losses. When attacking the Manda Bay military airfield, located near the border with Somalia, three Americans became victims. We are talking about one soldier and two persons representing civilian service personnel. Two more US soldiers were injured.

The picture of the attack was as follows: militants armed with automatic rifle weapons, approached the territory of the American base, and, having opened fire, broke through to the territory of the object. Both the US and the Kenyan military entered the battle with Al-Shabab. Fighters fired not only at military personnel, but also at planes. According to some reports, at least five funds aviation were damaged by fire from small arms: there are damage to aircraft engines, broken cabins, fuel tanks.

The Embassy of the Russian Federation in Kenya warned Russian citizens about the complicated situation in this African country and recommended that those already in Kenya, refuse to visit places with a large crowd of people. The likelihood of terrorist attacks.
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    1. rich 6 January 2020 07: 20 New
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      Al-Shabab militants killed two U.S. and Kenyan aircraft and two U.S. helicopters during an attack on an airfield at a naval base in Lamu County on the northern coast of Kenya. This was reported by the Associated Press (AP)
      two Cessna aircraft, one of which belonged to the United States, two American helicopters and several US vehicles were destroyed on the runway of the Manda airport.
      1. smart ass 6 January 2020 07: 53 New
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        It's only the beginning
        1. Nikolay Ivanov_5 6 January 2020 13: 21 New
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          The reckless policies of the United States will lead to the fact that they will be kicked out of all corners of the planet.
    2. Thrall 6 January 2020 07: 21 New
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      Initially, as reported in the military news story on January 5, 4 liquidated terrorists were announced.

      At least five. Kennians declare 8.
      1. Letun 6 January 2020 11: 02 New
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        Quote: Thrall
        At least five. Kennians declare 8.

        Well, if the exceptional SAMI recognize the loss of 3 people, then remembering how they considered the loss in Korea and Vietnam, there may be 30.
  2. Mountain shooter 6 January 2020 07: 18 New
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    Is the boomerang coming back? Amers will have to spend a lot of money to extinguish a burning fire ... They don’t count blood. Especially someone else’s. Or is it deliberately muddied such a horror to save the "slate"?
    A serious bubble there "pouted", bursting - 2008 will seem to be children's games in the sandbox ...
  3. Cobalt 6 January 2020 07: 18 New
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    Quote: Vitalonson
    Has anyone been upset?

    Not yet, but it will blaze a bit later (berries)
    1. bessmertniy 6 January 2020 08: 27 New
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      Radical Islamists seem to be successfully exporting civil war from Somalia to Kenya. The horn of Africa continues to be in a fever, although one has not heard about the pirates for a long time - the ships are not seizing something, they do not require ransom. what
      1. tihonmarine 6 January 2020 11: 59 New
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        Quote: bessmertniy
        Radical Islamists seem to be successfully exporting civil war from Somalia to Kenya.

        Yes, for a long time all of Africa has been burning with fire.
    2. Vitalonson 6 January 2020 09: 05 New
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      Quote: Cobalt
      Quote: Vitalonson
      Has anyone been upset?

      Not yet, but it will blaze a bit later (berries)

      They will hush up Russia, they will force it to do this .. Although the Arab world is already suspiciously looking at Moscow, where Netanyahu often goes, how she goes to work .... Anyway, one IL shot down with specialists and how we were silent said a lot .. hi
      1. Terenin 6 January 2020 09: 26 New
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        Quote: Vitalonson
        Quote: Cobalt
        Quote: Vitalonson
        Has anyone been upset?

        Not yet, but it will blaze a bit later (berries)

        They will hush up Russia, they will force it to do this .. Although the Arab world is already suspiciously looking at Moscow, where Netanyahu often goes, how she goes to work .... Anyway, one IL shot down with specialists and how we were silent said a lot .. hi

        Something from the Arab world and earlier to Moscow, and among ourselves, we did not observe caravans with cookies and jams. By the way, and does Syria relate to it?
      2. smile 7 January 2020 02: 29 New
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        Vitalonson.
        What?
        What is Russia and Who :)) will make us do something?
        Damn, when you read the pearls of such degenerates, unfortunately, it turns out that the bulk of them are rogues, Selyaks, who have no brains or education. who turned their country into a wild bloody need ...
        Seeeeer, when you are broadcasting from the rather dirty village about the “Arab world” and its reaction to what Russia did or did not do, it’s not even funny ... the shrine discusses that the Empire infringes or does not infringe the swineherd , which is clearly worse than a butcher ..... everything is about the same as in the "Farm Farm ...," you’re even ashamed to read ... you’re ashamed ..... yeah, guidedness - by ear - the opposite word - but that's for sure about you.
        .Congratulations.
  4. Graz 6 January 2020 07: 20 New
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    it would be generally wonderful if under the Americans it blazed simultaneously in several geographical places at once, the American empire must be destroyed, Ave!
  5. svp67 6 January 2020 07: 23 New
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    The picture of the attack unfolded as follows: militants armed with automatic small arms approached the territory of the American base and, having opened fire, broke through to the territory of the object.
    And they could only do this with small arms? And if they brought a couple of mortars of 81 ... 82 mm caliber with them ... Or they drove the Shihad-mobil. I think that then there would be dozens of losses there.
    1. knn54 6 January 2020 07: 44 New
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      It seems from the "heavy" that it was. Nobody left the militants. A Kenyan plane managed to fly in the air, which dropped several bombs on the attackers.
      By the way, Kenya is the most loyal state to Israel in eastern (maybe throughout) Africa.
      1. svp67 6 January 2020 07: 50 New
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        Quote: knn54
        A Kenyan plane managed to get into the air, which dropped several bombs on the attackers.

        And this is for 8 attackers? And how did they identify them at the base? So maybe the Americans have more losses from these bombs?
    2. AllBiBek 6 January 2020 09: 08 New
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      There was just a jihad arba. A suicide bomber launched an attack on a motorcycle with explosives.
      1. svp67 6 January 2020 09: 08 New
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        Quote: AllBiBek
        There was just a jihad arba. A suicide bomber launched an attack on a motorcycle with explosives.

        Strange, in a article about this no gu-gu
    3. Nyrobsky 6 January 2020 09: 27 New
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      Quote: svp67
      The picture of the attack unfolded as follows: militants armed with automatic small arms approached the territory of the American base and, having opened fire, broke through to the territory of the object.
      And they could only do this with small arms? And if they brought a couple of mortars of 81 ... 82 mm caliber with them ... Or they drove the Shihad-mobil. I think that then there would be dozens of losses there.

      Yesterday I read in another source that the breakthrough to the base was carried out with a ram of a jihad car, after which the barmalei broke into the territory of the base. One of the photographs showed a destroyed plane in a parking lot, but it is unclear whether it was during the attack they did it, or it has been present there for a long time.
  6. Vladimir Fedin 6 January 2020 08: 07 New
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    Al-Shabab are Sunnis. If they began to work together with the Iranian Shiites, for the Americans this is bad news.
    1. rich 6 January 2020 08: 20 New
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      Not at all a fact that jointly. The Iranians could well have simply hired them through several intermediaries. They have such opportunities
      1. Kerensky 6 January 2020 09: 06 New
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        The Iranians could well have simply hired them through several intermediaries.

        Dmitry.
        I don’t see any connection between the murder of Sardar and this raid. Has it hit the Americans? So they are everywhere. Try to imagine an air base staffed only by Kenyans ...
        And if the penguins of the American polar explorer peck (it was not in vain that they banned us), will we estimate the size of the Iranian reward?
        1. rich 6 January 2020 09: 16 New
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          And I do not claim that there is any connection. My comment is the answer to Vladimir Fedin
          1. rich 6 January 2020 09: 46 New
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            Kerensky (Cyril): And if the penguins of the American polar explorer peck? (it’s not for nothing that they banned us) will we estimate the size of Iranian remuneration?

            In this case, the reward does not shine for us.
            In June 1944, by decision of Comrade Stalin, all penguins (banned on the territory of the Russian Federation), as anti-Soviet elements, were deported from the Arctic to the Antarctic laughing
    2. voyaka uh 6 January 2020 10: 32 New
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      “For the Americans, this is bad news.” ///
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      Is it good for Russians? laughing
      These guys do not care what kind of infidels they cut heads: from Moscow or Washington.
      Russian PMCs are fighting in Africa. In five countries. Hired by the governments of these countries. Just AGAINST such frostbitten Islamists like these Shababniks.
      And these PMCs suffer inevitable and considerable losses. Bodies cannot be taken out of there. Since they are fighting in the jungle, in remote places where the Europeans do not scamper at all.
      1. Letun 6 January 2020 11: 06 New
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        Quote: voyaka uh
        These guys do not care what kind of infidels they cut heads: from Moscow or Washington.

        Well, in Washington and Tel Aviv, in recent years, they are trying very hard that it doesn’t matter.
      2. Incvizitor 6 January 2020 12: 47 New
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        When terrorists fight among themselves, this is always good news.
      3. user1212 7 January 2020 08: 00 New
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        Quote: voyaka uh
        And these PMCs suffer inevitable and considerable losses

        Lists in the studio or OBS? In general, our PMCs have been fighting there since the 90s, often on the side of different states, but they are fighting somewhat differently than you think. There is no joy in the hell of a mercenary, there’s nothing to die there, and the salary will come in handy only alive. There is even a joke on this subject:
        Over the battlefield, somewhere in Africa, scream
        -Sanya!
        -What, Lech?
        -I have blacks ending
        -Me too
        -Maybe a smoke break before lunch, while a new ride?
        Quote: voyaka uh
        Since they are fighting in the jungle, in remote places where the Europeans do not scamper at all.

        With the same success, it can be said that 100500 ISIS militants hired by Israel throughout the BV, together with a Jewish instructor from the Israeli special services, were buried alive by the explosion of a GRU fighter Fedor Ivanovich Sukhov in a forgotten mine in the Syrian desert wassat
  7. Thrifty 6 January 2020 08: 37 New
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    That is, American legal gangs are not made up of "immortal warriors of pseudo-light" ??? lol
  8. Chingachguk 6 January 2020 09: 18 New
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    Have you really found the right approach to American homelessness? It was time to think it over! Someone came, shot, slammed a couple of mattresses, crippled equipment and died. Who is responsible for this is not clear, but mattresses are no longer so fun on a foreign land. And why do not use drones? It is unlikely that the anti-air mattress systems will work. Moreover, to use drones, European or Western, so that it would not be clear again who killed a couple more carrying shit democracy! And so wherever there is a US base! Trump wanted money for his base? And someone asked him to build something? And how much money has America received from pumped oil? But the oil is alien, it turns out that its mattresses are stolen .... And everyone is silent ...... It's time to put these kov in their place.
    1. AKS-U 7 January 2020 20: 03 New
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      Eh, you would be in charge of the Foreign Office of the CIA. There is confidence that you will pull.
      1. Chingachguk 8 January 2020 09: 23 New
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        I agree with you completely !!! Compared with the leadership of the state depot of their statements about the seas of Belarus and statements of various kinds by generals, I think I look sane ....))))))
  9. Udav kaa 6 January 2020 09: 59 New
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    The United States is very afraid of losses, like Israel .. Usually they flee and call in aviation.!
  10. Ttht 6 January 2020 10: 22 New
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    Earth must burn under the feet of the invaders! And the wrong people are called terrorists here!
  11. prior 6 January 2020 10: 55 New
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    I suspect that with such an American president as Trump, the Arlington National Cemetery will expand significantly ......
  12. saygon66 6 January 2020 15: 39 New
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    - It’s strange ... After reading some posts, it seems that some commentators are firmly convinced: That’s our Shabbites would have met with cognac and barbecue!
    - The fight against religious extremism is just the case when all other differences should be postponed for later ... Otherwise, we’ll cover ourselves with the green banner ...
    1. cradle 8 January 2020 07: 35 New
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      mattresses just put off ... aha ... especially in Syria.
      1. saygon66 8 January 2020 12: 25 New
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        -That's why they grabbed ... However, this does not mean that all kinds of Mujahideen and Taliban are our best friends ... especially in Syria.
  13. Finn 6 January 2020 18: 05 New
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    [quote = TTHT] The earth must burn under the feet of the invaders! And the wrong people are called terrorists here!
    Those are just the enemy of our enemy, our friend.
    1. Cetron 6 January 2020 23: 58 New
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      The enemy of our enemy is our temporary ally!
  14. Vlad5307 7 January 2020 19: 41 New
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    Quote: Cetron
    The enemy of our enemy is our temporary ally!

    Russia only has a friend as its Army and Navy! yes
  15. AKS-U 7 January 2020 19: 55 New
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    Pay attention to the English spelling of the airfield - Amanda, but not the Manda.
    Two airplanes of the United States Special Operations Command (SOCOM) were destroyed at the Manda Bay airfield (yes, that's what it is called Amanda Bay Airfield) in Kenya
    C146A Wolfhound (version of the Dornier Do 328 aircraft) registration number is unknown and the Bombardier DHC-8-202 with "civilian" registration N8200L (Dynamic Avlease).

  16. AKS-U 7 January 2020 20: 00 New
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    Kenya. Attack of fighters.
  17. cradle 8 January 2020 07: 33 New
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    Quote: Rich
    Al-Shabab militants killed two U.S. and Kenyan aircraft and two U.S. helicopters during an attack on an airfield at a naval base in Lamu County on the northern coast of Kenya. This was reported by the Associated Press (AP)
    two Cessna aircraft, one of which belonged to the United States, two American helicopters and several US vehicles were destroyed on the runway of the Manda airport.

    good airfield