U.S. strike kills Al Shabaab fighters in Somalia

by Farah C/laahi | Wednesday, Sep 6, 2017 | 129 views

MOGADISHU – The US military has carried out a drone strike against an al-Shabab militants in Somalia on Tuesday in southwest of Somalia, killing at least 3 fighters.

The U.S. Africa Command said Tuesday’s strike happened in area, some 75 km west of Mogadishu for helping peacekeepers from the African Union Mission in Somalia.

“The airstrike was conducted in southwest of Somalia against Al Shabaab militants on … Sept. 5 about 9:50 a.m. local Somalia time, killing three terrorists,” it said.

There was no immediate response from Al Shabaab over the US military claims.

Reporting by Abdirizak Mohamud Tuuryare

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