The U.S. Africa Command on Wednesday disclosed a December attack on American forces in Niger. The attack was an ambush by terrorist forces. The December attack follows an October attack and lawmakers are questioning what the U.S. is doing in Niger.
The U.S. Africa Command said that on December 6, 11 ISIS fighters were killed and no American or Nigerian troops were injured. The attack took place in the Lake Chad Basin. Two of the eleven ISIS fighters killed were wearing suicide vest and one weapons cache was destroyed.