The United States military has announced that they carried out an airstrike attack on the Al Shabaab militants in Southern Somalia. According to reports the strike was conducted on Saturday in Jillib town and the Somalia federal government was involved. The statement was released by the US Africa Command known (AFRICO.
"The command's initial assessment is that no civilians were injured or killed," the statement said.
The statement did not however specify if senior commander of the terrorist group were targeted. Jilib which was the target of the attack is one of the strongholds of the Al Shabaab militants. The strike comes a short time after Somalia's National Intelligence and Security Council director visited the US and held talks on the security of Somalia. The source that gave the information said that the two countries agreed to work in cooperation to end the terrorist group.
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