Somalia—U.S. Airstrike Hits Al-Shabaab Compound

Africa Command | 07/31/2020

U.S. air assets have conducted a successful airstrike against an Al-Shabaab compound in southern Somalia, reports U.S. Africa Command. On Wednesday, AFRICOM aircraft, in coordination with the Somali government, destroyed an Al-Shabaab compound near the town of Jilib in the Middle Juba region of Somalia, the command said. One Al-Shabaab terrorist was killed, and another injured in the strike. AFRICOM assessed that there were no civilian casualties due to the attack.

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