Somalia: US Military carried out deadly airstrike, killing militants

MOGADISHU– US Africa Command press released said that US conducted airstrike in support of the Federal government of Somalia on Wednesday.

US claimed that its fighters targeted Alshabab militants, the insurgent and Jihadist group in Somalia, saying that its drones carried out a deadly bombardment in the early morning hours of January 2, 2018 a village which is approximately 50 Km away from the West of Mogadishu’s Somali capital, resulting in the death of two Alshabab Jihadists and destroying a vehicle which is believed carrying explosive devices.

No civilians were killed, according to US Africom.

Somali based Alshabab fighters did not comment on yet claims made by Us Africom.

Written by: Mohamed Ibrahim Bulbul