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The Tongo Tongo ambush or the Niger ambush occurred on 4 October 2017, when armed militants from the Islamic State in the Greater Sahara (ISGS) attacked Nigerien and US soldiers outside the village of Tongo Tongo, Niger while they were returning to base after a stop in the village. Wikipedia

  • Operation Juniper Shield - Niger

    American-intervention in Niger refers to the deployment of special forces and drones both unarmed and armed by the United States Military and CIA in support of the Nigerien Government and French Forces in counter-terrorism operations against militant groups in Niger, Libya and Mali as part of Operation Juniper Shield. The special forces deployment in Niger and in the greater West Africa region involves the training of host nation partner forces, enhancement of host nation security assistance efforts and to conduct counter-terrorism and surveillance and reconnaissance missions with host nation partner forces. Wikipedia

  • The Tongo-Tongo fight took place on December 27 and 28, 2018 during the Sahel War. Operation in the Tongo-Tongo region, near the border with Mali, where a year earlier around ten Nigerian soldiers and Americans had been killed in an Islamic State In the Greater Sahara ambush.The attack began on the night of the 27th to the 28th with a combined raid of Mirage and Attack helicopters, with the support of a Reaper drone and a C135 tanker plane, in an area within a radius of action of fifteen kilometers. Wikipedia

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  • On 9 January 2020, a large group of Islamic State in the Greater Sahara militants assaulted a Nigerien military base at Chinagodrar, in Niger's Tillabéri Region. Army post in Chinagodrar, in the west of the country, in Tillabéri Region, 8 mi from the border with Mali, 130 mi north of Niamey. Wikipedia

  • On 10 December 2019, a large group of fighters belonging to the Islamic State in the Greater Sahara attacked a military post in Inates, Tillabéri Region, Niger. They used guns, bombs, and mortars killing over seventy soldiers and kidnapping others in one of the worst attacks in the history of Niger. Wikipedia

  • December 2017 Diffa Region clash

    In the early morning hours of 6 December 2017 militants believed to be affiliated with the Islamic State in West Africa attacked a patrol of US Army Special Forces and Nigerien soldiers near Diffa, in the Lake Chad Basin Region in Niger. Enemy weapons cache was also destroyed by the joint US/Nigerien force a United States Africa Command statement said. Wikipedia


    Sentences forTongo Tongo ambush

    • In October 2017, in the wake of the Tongo Tongo ambush which killed four U.S. soldiers, Graham expressed surprise that there were a thousand U.S. troops in Niger: "I didn't know there was a thousand troops in Niger."Lindsey Graham-Wikipedia
    • On October 4, 2017, four U.S. Army personnel and five Nigerien soldiers were killed and two more injured after being ambushed while assisting local forces in Southwest Niger.Berry Aviation-Wikipedia
    • On 4 October 2017, French forces operating as part of Barkhane were the first to respond to the ambush of American soldiers searching for an Islamic State commander on the Niger-Mali border.Operation Barkhane-Wikipedia
    • Chefou is believed to have the led the ambush of a convoy of U.S. and Nigerien troops in October 2017 that left four American and five Nigerien soldiers dead.Doundou Chefou-Wikipedia
    • In October 2017, he led the Tongo Tongo ambush against Nigerien and US soldiers outside the village of Tongo Tongo, Niger.Adnan Abu Walid al-Sahrawi-Wikipedia
    • Four American soldiers were killed in the October 4, 2017 Tongo Tongo ambush in Niger.2010s in political history-Wikipedia

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