Reports from Pentagon confirmed that a senior commander of Al Shabaab extremist group identified as Abdirahaman Sandhere was killed in U.S. Drone Strike in Somalia the end of last week.
Monday announcement by Pentagon and spokesman Navy Capt. Jeff Davis confirmed that the U.S. targeted Shabab senior leader as Abdirahman Sandhere also going with other aliases ab-deera-mon sond-heer and also known as Ukash
Another drone strike in November 13 also killed a senior Islamic State Takfiri commander known as Abu Nabil.
Al Shabaab is facing rivalry from pro-ISIS within it faction prompting Al Shabaab to order hunting down of splinter members who shifted allegiance to the Islamic State.