Transcript for US Service Member Killed in Action During Raid Targeting Al Qaeda in Yemen
about the death of an American Navy S.E.A.L. Killed in action during a deadly raid targeting Al Qaeda in Yemen. The Pentagon saying 14 militants were also killed. The first operation authorized by president trump. Here's Alex Marquardt. Reporter: Tonight, that service member killed, the first under president trump. Along with three others injured. In a dawn raid, targeting an Al Qaeda headquarters in Yemen. Carried out by S.E.A.L. Team six. The same unit tasked with killing Osama bin laden. The white house said the raid killed more than a dozen Al Qaeda forces. What can you tell us about that raid? And who did they get? They got 14 individuals, killed 14 individuals and C captured a host of information about future plots. Reporter: And Tom, ABC news has learned the raid was being planned while president Obama was still in office, but it was president trump who gave it the green light. Alex, thank you. Back here at home, the winter whiteout in parts of the
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