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2 Al-Shabaab Fighters Killed In U.S. Airstrike

July 19 2022


Two Al-Shabaab militants were killed in a U.S. airstrike in Somalia's southern Lower Juba region, reports U.S. Africa Command.

On Sunday, AFRICOM forces launched the strike in coordination with the Somali government after the militants attacked Somali forces in a remote location near Libiku, the command said.

An initial assessment indicated that two Al-Shabaab fighters were killed and there were no civilian casualties due to the remote locale.

This was the first significant U.S....

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