Extremists attack US military base in Somalia

pawel.gaul/iStock(WASHINGTON) — A U.S. military base in Somalia was attacked by extremists Monday.

No American troops were killed or wounded in the attack, a U.S. official told ABC News.

The Somali extremist group al-Shabab has claimed responsibility for the apparent suicide bombing and gunfire on the base in Baledogle, just west of Mogadishu.

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