U.S. Servicemember Killed in Raid on Al Qaeda in Yemen; 3 Others Wounded in Trump’s First Counterterror Operation

A US servicemember died of wounds suffered during a raid in Yemen against al Qaeda — the first American combat death under President Donald Trump, US Central Command said Sunday.

Three other servicemembers also were wounded.

Yemeni government forces’ tanks and armoured vehicles watch as tanks pass on the road leading to the southwestern port of Mokha after they recaptured the town from Shiite Huthi rebels on Jan. 23, 2017. (Credit: Saleh Al-Obeidi/AFP/Getty Images)

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