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Air Force Hits Al-Shabaab In Southwest Somalia

January 25 2019


The Ethiopian military has conducted an airstrike against Al-Shabaab militants in southwestern Somalia, reports the Mareeg news website (Somalia).

On Thursday, Ethiopian fighter jets targeted an Al-Shabaab position in Bur-Ayle, about 155 miles (250 km) southwest of Mogadishu, according to witnesses.

There have been no casualty reports following the attack.

The airstrike comes a week after Al-Shabaab claimed to have ambushed an Ethiopian peacekeeping convoy near Burhakaba. The group...

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