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US troops in standoff in African nations as Cold War-like tensions take hold on continent

Posted on AllSides May 11th, 2024
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U.S. troops in the West African country of Chad are ‘accounted for’ after multiple reports of gunfire and five alleged deaths, Fox News Digital has learned.  Various videos have been posted on social media which show rifles and even what appears to be truck-mounted heavy weapons being fired indiscriminately at civilians, after results of the country’s Presidential elections earlier this week were announced. 

A Department of Defense source in Africa told Fox News Digital "all U.S. personnel are accounted for" in the country, adding "I don’t think any of the violence is...

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