Suspected US air strike against Al-Shabaab in central Somalia has destroyed a training camp, Somali military officials confirmed. The government of U.S had intensified its military attacks against Al-Shabab and ISIS in recent months after Somali government called for intensive operations against the groups.
Last night, warplanes hit a training base of Al-Shabab located at Jiljilay village which lies 4km South of El-Ali town of Hiiraan region,” said one of the officials who sought anonymity.
Several al Shabaab fighters were killed and others injured with officials from both the US and Somalia government yet to confirm the exact number of casualties. Peacekeepers in Somalia have vowed to enhance security in coming weeks especially to heightened threat during the month of Ramadhan.