Three U.S citizens killed in Kenyan terrorist attack

Three Americans, including a US service member and two civilian contractors working for the Defense Department in Kenya were killed in a attack carried out by Al-Shabaab, and African branch of Al-Qaeda. The attack occurred at a Kenyan Defense Force base in Manda Bay. The base was mainly used by US Special Operations forces working with the Kenyans for counter-terrorism, maintaining national stability, creating better relations, training Kenyan soldiers and protect local interest of the US. The names of the victims of the attack have not been released to the public yet.