...hopefully of course this thread will be limited......
From the UK Independent, news suppressed in the US:
(One Hour Ago): Three Americans have been killed in a militant attack on a military base in Kenya.
A member of the US military and two contractors were killed in the attack by Somalia’s al Shabaab militant group on the Manda Bay Airfield in Lamu county, close to the Somali border.
The military’s Africa Command confirmed the deaths and said two Americans who work for the US Department of Defence were also wounded in the attack.
A Kenyan police report seen by Reuters said the Islamist militants also destroyed two planes, two US helicopters, and numerous American military vehicles during their assault.
The Kenyan military said five militants had been killed in the attack. There were no immediate reports of Kenyan casualties.
In a statement earlier on Sunday, al Shabaab claimed it had destroyed seven aircraft and three military vehicles, without providing other details. It also published pictures of masked gunmen standing next to an aircraft in flames.