16 Views

U.S. military kills 2 al-Shabab militants in southern Somalia

The United States military on Saturday said its special forces on Friday conducted an airstrike against al-Shabab terrorists in southern Somalia, killing two militants.

Al-Shabaab fighters Source: AFP

The U.S. Africa Command (AFRICOM) which oversees American troops on the African continent said in a statement that the latest strike was conducted in cooperation with Somali government near Jamaame, Lower Juba Region.

AFRICOM said no civilians were injured or killed in the airstrike.

The statement said al-Shabab group has now been pushed back up the Lower Juba River Valley.

“Our Somali security partners have built combat outposts and have created more stability in the valley,’’ William West, AFRICOM deputy director of operations, said in the statement.

Aviation College llorin gets new approval to train pilots for another two years

West added that the Somalia government has increased its governance in the region which is vital to create durable and long-term stability.

You may be interested

#BBNaija: Jackie Wins 1.5 Million Naira “Pepsi Lyrics Challenge”
Entertainment
1 views
Entertainment
1 views

#BBNaija: Jackie Wins 1.5 Million Naira “Pepsi Lyrics Challenge”

Flora - July 17, 2019

BBNaija introduced a new task ‘Pepsi Know Da Lyrics challenge’ which every housemates will choose from the written lyrics of…

Ex-ECOWAS Commission President, Souza is dead
News
1 views
News
1 views

Ex-ECOWAS Commission President, Souza is dead

Flora - July 17, 2019

The Former President of ECOWAS Commission, Mr Marcel de Souza, has died at the age of 65 after a brief…

AFCON 2019: Nigeria beat Tunisia to win bronze
Sports
1 views
Sports
1 views

AFCON 2019: Nigeria beat Tunisia to win bronze

Flora - July 17, 2019

Nigeria registers a hard-fought 1-0 win over Tunisia, thanks to Ighalo’s solitary strike. And they go home with a bronze…

Leave a Comment

Your email address will not be published.