US Somalia strike targets 'al-Shabab leader'

The US military carried out a missile strike in southern Somalia targeting a suspected militant leader with ties to al Qaeda and al Shabaab, a US military official told Reuters. The identity of the suspect or the success of the strike is unknown.

US Somali strike targeted 'militant with ties to al Qaeda'

The strike took place in southern Somalia.
The strike took place in southern Somalia. Credit: Google Maps

The US military carried out a missile strike in Somalia targeting a suspected militant leader with ties to al Qaeda and al Shabaab, a US military official told Reuters, speaking on condition of anonymity.

The strike took place in southern Somalia, the official said, without offering further information, including the identity of the suspect or whether the strike was believed to have been successful.

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