U.S. Warplanes Bombard Al-Shabaab Camps in Southern Somalia

us-war-choppersFriday 25th November 2016, suspected U.S. military warplanes launched precision airstrikes on Al-Shabaab training camps in southern Somalia.

According to media reports, after the air sorties, foreign troops backed by Somali Special units of Commandos (Danab) swooped into Dugulle area, an Al-Shabaab controlled locality situated about 48 kilometers away from the southern town of Qoryoley in Lower Shabelle region.

The allied troops were reportedly encountered a resistance as they engaged in a fierce gunfight with the Al Qaeda-linked Al-Shabaab fighters in the area but they were no march. Undisclosed number was felled in the joint assaults.

Corresponding OSINT reports from local residents in Dugulle confirm that they could hear intense gunfire and explosions as a result of the airstrike and the ground combat.

The aerial bombardment sent a thick plume of smoke billowing into the air according to the locals.

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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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