Powered by:

Want better video quality? Sign in to access HD streaming!

×

Want to watch better-quality PBS Video? Sign in to access HD streaming!

When you sign in, you'll become a PBS Insider and we'll share your contact information with your local PBS station. You may receive updates to help you stay connected with what's happening online and in your community. Privacy Policy

PBS NEWSHOUR

What U.S. forces are doing in Niger, site of deadly ambush

  • Aired: 10/05/2017
  • 05:11
  • Rating: NR
Three U.S. special forces soldiers were killed and two more injured on Wednesday while on a training mission with the military of Niger. The soldiers were reportedly caught in an ambush not far from the Malian border, where al-Qaida and Islamic State militants have been active. Judy Woodruff learns more from Peter Pham of the Atlantic Council.
Embed Options
Close ×
What U.S. forces are doing in Niger, site of deadly ambush
What U.S. forces are doing in Niger, site of deadly ambush
Three U.S. special forces soldiers were killed and two more injured on Wednesday in Niger.
Width:
Height:
Please copy this text to your clipboard.
Problems Playing Video ?
Major corporate funding for the PBS NewsHour is provided by BNSF, Babbel and Collette Travel. Funding for the PBS NewsHour Weekend is provided by Mutual of America. For a complete list of funders for the PBS NewsHour and PBS NewsHour weekend, click here.
PBS Anywhere - funder area
Related Links:

PBS KIDS

Watch videos from your favorite PBS KIDS shows with the PBS KIDS Video app for your tablet or phone.

Downton Abbey Collection

Bring home the complete collection: DVDs, Blu-rays, books, gifts and more. Visit ShopPBS.

Donate

KLRU-TV, Austin PBS helps all of us explore new worlds and ideas. Give Now

AugustLightbox