Suspected U.S. Warplanes Hit Al-Shabaab Camps near Kismayo

Suspected U.S. warplanes reportedly conducted air raids in Al-Shabaab controlled localities near the coastal city of Kismayo, Sunday.

Speaking to the media on condition of anonymity, a senior military official confirmed of the airstrikes saying the heavy air shelling were fired on several Al-Shabaab camps including Singaleer and Tuulo Kuusow, about 30 kilometers north of Kismayo.

Open sources reports indicate that the bombings inflicted heavy casualties in the Al- Qaeda affiliated Al-Shabaab. Several operational and logistics camps destroyed.

The bombing comes as Al-Shabaab briefly had retaken Bulo-Gadud area after the pull out of Jubbaland and Ethiopian forces who seized had the area on Friday from the militants following a joint military operation.

 

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- Shmuel Yosef Agnon is a Senior Writer and Editor at the Strategic Intelligence Service. Specialize in writing intelligence reports, geopolitics, military intelligence and crime reports analysis. Agnon holds a Bachelor of Arts in mass media and journalism and a master's degree in international media relations from Winchester, University, England.

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