War casualties

July 08, 2018 - 6:14 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Pentagon says the U.S. service member killed in an apparent insider attack in southern Afghanistan was a soldier from California. In a statement, the Pentagon identified the soldier as Cpl. Joseph Maciel of South Gate, California. He died Saturday in Tarin Kowt District,...
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In this photo taken on Wednesday, May 30, 2018, a member of the army stands guards at the entrance of the headquarters of a new, five-nation West African counterterror force, in Mali. A car packed with explosives detonated at the headquarters of a new, five-nation West African counterterror force, setting off a gun battle that left at least two soldiers and two attackers dead and several soldiers wounded, officials with the Mali-based force told The Associated Press on Friday. (AP Photo/Baba Ahmed)
July 01, 2018 - 12:54 pm
BAMAKO, Mali (AP) — A suicide car bomb aimed at a patrol of French soldiers has killed two civilians Sunday in Gao in northern Mali, according to officials. The suspected extremist attack is the third in three days in Mali, which is preparing for presidential elections on July 29. "French soldiers...
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Indian paramilitary soldiers walk on a road dotted with bricks and stones thrown at them during a protest in Srinagar, Indian controlled Kashmir, Thursday, June 21, 2018. Shops, businesses and schools shut down in the Indian portion of Kashmir Thursday in response to a strike call given by separatists against recent civilian deaths and the killing of a senior journalist Shujaat Bukhari. (AP Photo/Dar Yasin)
June 22, 2018 - 8:42 am
SRINAGAR, India (AP) — At least four rebels, a counterinsurgency police official and a civilian were killed during a gunbattle in disputed Kashmir on Friday, triggering anti-India protests and clashes in which several people were injured. Government forces raided a cluster of homes on a tip that...
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In this undated photo, provided by family member Susan Lawrence on Wednesday, June 13, 2018, twin brothers Julius Pieper, left, and Ludwig Pieper in their U.S. Navy uniforms. For decades, he had a number for a name, Unknown X-9352, at a World War II American cemetery in Belgium where he was interred. On Tuesday, June 19, 2018, Julius Pieper will be reunited with his twin brother in Normandy, where the two Navy men died together when their ship shattered on an underwater mine while trying to reach the blood-soaked D-Day beaches. (Susan Lawrence via AP)
June 19, 2018 - 4:53 pm
COLLEVILLE-SUR-MER, France (AP) — For decades, he was known only as Unknown X-9352 at a World War II American cemetery in Belgium where he was interred. On Tuesday, Julius Heinrich Otto "Henry" Pieper, his identity recovered, was laid to rest beside his twin brother in Normandy, 74 years after the...
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June 17, 2018 - 12:21 pm
NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — A Kenyan legislator says eight police officers have died in his constituency after the vehicle they were travelling in was hit by a roadside bomb planted by suspected extremists. Ahmed Bashane sent condolences to the families of those who died in the attack in Tarbaj in Wajir...
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This undated photo provided by The Department of Defense shows Army Maj. Stephen T. Uurtamo. The Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency (DPAA) announced June 12, 2018 that the remains of Uurtamo a U.S. serviceman, recently accounted-for from the Korean War, are being returned to his family for burial with full military honors June 19, 2018 in Arlington National Cemetery. (Department of Defensevia AP)
June 17, 2018 - 9:50 am
CHICAGO (AP) — Not long after her father went missing during the Korean War, Carol Elkin spotted then-Gen. Dwight Eisenhower in downtown Chicago and did what any kid might do when coming face to face with the nation's most famous soldier: She asked him to bring her dad home. On Tuesday, the now 76-...
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Map locates Hodeida, Yemen, where Saudi-led forces began assault; 1c x 2 inches; 46.5 mm x 50 mm;
June 13, 2018 - 4:13 pm
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The Saudi-led coalition backing Yemen's exiled government launched a fierce assault Wednesday on the crucial port city of Hodeida, the biggest offensive of the years-long war in the Arab world's poorest nation for the main entry point for food in a country already...
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June 09, 2018 - 11:06 pm
MOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) — Four U.S. service members who were wounded in an extremist attack in Somalia that killed one special operations soldier have been treated and discharged, the U.S. military said Saturday. A U.S. Africa Command statement said the four were in the care of the U.S. Embassy...
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FILE -- In this July 26, 2017 file photo, a U.S. soldier stands near Syrian children on a road that leads to Raqqa, Syria. Amnesty International, in a report Tuesday, June 5, 2018, accused the U.S. and its allies of showing little regard for civilians' lives while attacking the Syrian city that was once the self-styled capital of the Islamic State group. The report said that the U.S.-led coalition's 2017 assault on Raqqa killed hundreds of civilians and reduced sections of the city to rubble. A coalition spokesman calls the allegations "absurd and grossly inaccurate." (AP Photo/Hussein Malla, File)
June 05, 2018 - 12:57 pm
BEIRUT (AP) — An international human rights group on Tuesday accused the U.S. and its allies of showing little regard for civilians' lives while attacking the Syrian city that was once the de-facto capital of the Islamic State extremist group, an allegation denied by the American military. Amnesty...
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June 03, 2018 - 1:49 am
SRINAGAR, India (AP) — Two paramilitary soldiers were killed and eight civilians wounded Sunday when Pakistani soldiers attacked dozens of forward posts along the highly militarized frontier in disputed Kashmir, Indian officials said. The fighting comes barely a week after the two nuclear-armed...
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