8 terrorists killed in Somalia

KARISHMA SRIVASTAVA 19/12/2017 12:18:06


Mogadishu (Somalia), Dec 19: Eight Al-Shabaab terrorists were killed in drone strikes carried out in Somalia.
Confirming the reports, the US military said, its special forces killed eight terrorists in a drone strikes carried out last week.
The US Africa Command (Africom) said, the operation which also left one vehicle destroyed occurred about 48 km northwest of Kismayo in southern Somalia, agency reports said.
"In coordination with the Federal Government of Somalia, US forces conducted an airstrike against Al-Shabaab terrorists in the early evening hours on Friday, approximately 30 miles northwest of Kismayo, killing eight terrorists and destroying one vehicle," Africom was quoted as saying.
"We assess no civilians were killed in the strike," it added.
Noting that the US forces will continue to use all authorised and appropriate measures to protect Americans and to disable terrorist threats.

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