US airstrike in Somalia kills three al Shabaab fighters

By REUTERS
September 6, 2017 16:25
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NAIROBI - The United States military in conjunction with Somalia's government forces conducted an airstrike in central Somalia on Tuesday targeting al Shabaab fighters and killed three of them, the US Africa Command said on Wednesday.

"In coordination with the Federal Government of Somalia, the Department of Defense conducted a precision airstrike in central Somalia against al Shabaab militants on... September 5 at approximately 9:50 a.m. local Somalia time, killing three terrorists," it said.


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