U.S. Commando Dies In Yemen Raid That Kills Around 30 People

By Mohammed Ghobari and Noah Browning

SANAA/DUBAI (Reuters) - A U.S. commando died in a dawn raid in southern Yemen on Sunday that killed around 30 people including al Qaeda suspects and civilians, the U.S. military and local Yemeni officials said.

It was the first combat casualty of the Trump administration and its first operation in the war-damaged Arabian Peninsula nation against a powerful al Qaeda branch that has been a frequent target of U.S. drone strikes.

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