Al-shabab Attack On US Base In Kenya , One Out The Three Soldiers Killed Identified

Few days back the US base in Kenya was attacked by the AlQaida aligned militants in which three US were killed in the attack.

Spc. Henry Mayfield Jr., 23, from the Chicago suburb of Hazel Crest, was Among those murdered in the attack on Sunday family confirmed.

His mother, Carmoneta, told NBC 5 Sunday evening: “He loved his family and spending quality time with his siblingsShe said she last spoke with her son on New Year’s Day over FaceTime.

She further explained that he advised him not to go to Somalia and his reply was that things are perfectly okay and his base is secured Carmoneta Mayfield.


The attack on the base which claims three lives of the US citizen Mayfield and Defense Department contractors after there base (Kenyan military Manda base) were overrun by Al-shabab Fighters.The names of the two contractors hasn’t been revealed by the White House.Two

Two other Defense Department personnel were injured in the attacks and evacuated for treatment by rescue operations .

Out of the 200 US troops in Kenya,100 were non uniform personnel .Manda Bay airfield also is near Camp Simba, where other American troops are based.


The small outposts play a role in U.S. counterterrorism operations in Somalia, where al-Shabab has been waging a yearslong insurgency against a U.S.-backed government.


The attack which was earlier Sunday morning was overrun by the militants but repelled by the US and Kenyan force.

In the attack Five US aircraft destroyed and one was damaged.Yesterday January 6,2020 Kenyan police also arrested three men who tried to force their way into a British army training camp in Kenya.

The attempted breach of the British base happened at about the same time the U.S. forces came under attack.The country has been withnessing some attacks by the Alshabab but this is the first time it claims a US Army personnel lives.

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