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US Airstrike kills 15 militants in Somalia

Qoryoley December 19, 2022 (SD) – The US Africa Command AFRICOM confirmed that two recent attacks in Somalia targeted Al Shabaab fighters.

Statement from AFRICOM said that at the request of the Somali government, it launched an airstrike against Al Shabaab on the 14th and 17th of this month, in the Adale area of the Middle Shabelle.

“Specific details about the units involved and assets used will not be released in order to ensure operations security.” AFRICOM said in a statement

AFRICOM said that the airstrike killed 15 Al Shabaab fighters. AFRICOM forces said that they are not aware of any civilians killed or injured in the attack.

“U.S. Africa Command will continue to assess the results of these operations and will provide additional information as appropriate,” said AFRICOM in a statement.

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