Ter­ror­ist killed in So­mali, US airstrike

Pretoria News - - WORLD -

MO­GADISHU: A So­mali and US airstrike killed an al-Shabaab ter­ror­ist and wounded two oth­ers in the south­ern re­gion.

The US Africa Com­mand (Africom) said yes­ter­day the strike tar­geted al-Shabaab mil­i­tants in the vicin­ity of Qunyo Barrow on Mon­day evening.

“We cur­rently as­sess no civil­ians were in­jured or killed as a re­sult of these airstrikes,” said Africom.

The al-Qaeda-al­lied ex­trem­ist group, which has lost con­trol of much of the ter­ri­tory it once held in So­ma­lia, still stages at­tacks in Mo­gadishu and else­where.

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