The U.S. military forces in support of the Federal Government of Somalia continue to annihilate and degrade Al-Shabaab in the series of airstrikes conducted in Somalia.
In its fresh airstrike, U.S. hit an Al-Shabaab target in Quy Cad, Mudug region, central Somalia on November 20 killing 7 Al-Shabaab extremists and destroying a couple of the group’s assets.
According to a media release by US Africa Command (AFRICOM), the airstrike killed seven militants and there was no report of civilian death or injuries.
The precision airstrike was conducted in coordination with and in support of the Federal Government of Somalia in its effort to degrade the Al-Qaeda branch in Somalia beside disrupting the group’s ability to plan future attacks in Somalia and neighbouring countries.
The airstrike was carried out, a day after two other US airstrikes killed 37 terror extremists with the Al-Qaeda-linked Al-Shabaab. The third airstrike in barely two days bring the number of killed Al-Shabaab to 44. The first strike in Debatscile, locality killed 27 extremists followed by a second one which killed 10 other group’s fighters. The U.S. has carried out a total of 33 airstrikes against Al-Shabaab so far this year.