YEMEN — A U.S. military service member was killed and 30 people were injured on Sunday during a raid against al-Qaeda terrorists.
This marks the first time a member of the U.S. military has been killed under President Donald Trump.
“Americans are saddened this morning with news that a life of a heroic service member has been taken in our fight against the evil of radical Islamic terrorism,” Trump said in a statement.
The White House released a statement today regarding the events:
— CBS News (@CBSNews) January 29, 2017
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One U.S. Soldier Killed, Three Wounded in Al-Qaeda Raid