Lockheed martin confirms attack on it network: “It took two people to sabotage our network. This was a deliberate attack on one of our systems”.
The US Army said the first attacks were not coordinated with the Islamic State, the second was a direct result of “malim 카지노 도메인cious acts”, and the third was a response to an “unprecedented attack” on a US base in Niger.
US forces operating out of Niger have since been told to evacuate Nigerians living in the region. The US state department has also sent a crisis team to help advise the US.
Image copyright Reuters Image caption A coalition attack will take place soon, the US army says
The Pentagon said the first two attackers struck at the US command on 14 July and the second attack took place on Sunday, before US servicemen from four different sites were briefed ab퍼스트 카지노 총판out it on Tuesday.
The US was also informed of the presence of Isis sympathisers in Niger, and military forces from the US, British and Australian militaries will be deployed on Thursday to help with “a joint effort” to combat them.
The attack on the American command happened on a single military base with no warning to its personnel, said Col Peter Newsham, chief of the military’s Central Command.
“The actions, even if not coordinated, did not match the activities of the terrorist group, did not come from ISIS or al-Qaida, and did not come from Niger,” he told reporters.
US President Donald Trump’s chief of staff, John Kelly, said “an attack like this… does not represent our nation’s value 카지노 습격as an ally”.
US special forces have now been asked to help with the Niger mission and will be deployed at a later date to the region as a “force multiplier”, Col Newsham said.
Media playback is unsupported on your device Media caption The BBC’s Will Grant in Niger: ‘All the intelligence shows an incident was planned for a certain duration of time’
President Obama on Monday announced a plan to relocate US troops stationed in Chad to a military base on the Niger-Afghan border to boost intelligence sharing.
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