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U.S. airstrike in Somalia kills eight al-Shabab fighters in an attack ‘designed to disrupt’ the terrorist group’s ability to move in the country
- The U.S. military says it has killed at least eight Al Qaeda linked Al Shabaab fighters in drone strike carried out in Somalia
- The strike was conducted near Gandarshe area, some 30 miles away from Somali capital Mogadishu
- The airstrike’s intention was to ‘degrade al-Shabaab’s freedom of movement and to increase pressure on the terrorist network’
The U.S. military says it has killed eight members of the al-Shabab extremist group with an airstrike south of Somalia’s capital.
The U.S. Africa Command statement says the airstrike occurred on Saturday near Gandarshe, a coastal community. The statement says no civilians were involved.
The U.S. military has carried out at least 40 airstrikes this year against the al-Qaida-linked al-Shabab, Africa’s most active Islamic extremist group.