US in coordination with Somalia’s government forces launched an airstrike that reportedly killed three Al-Shabaab operatives in Bay region.
Confirming on the air raid, U.S. Africa Command in a statement, said that the joint forces conducted a precision airstrike in central Somalia against Al-Shabaab operatives on Tuesday, September 5 at approximately 9:50 a.m. local Somalia time, killing three (3) Al-Shabaab terrorists
“The operation occurred in the Bay Region of Somalia, about 75 kilometers west of the capital, Mogadishu. The U.S. conducted this operation in support of African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) and Somali National Army (SNA) forces that were operating in the area.” The statement added.
In the statement, US Africa Command said it will continue to target Al-Shabaab and their training camps in Somalia.