Breaking News

US Launches Air Strike on Al-Shabaab in Somalia

Share this article

American forces conducted an airstrike on al-Shabaab militants Friday in Somalia, according to U.S. Africa Command.

The strike destroyed weapons and equipment “unlawfully taken by al-Shabab fighters,” the U.S. Africa Command said over the weekend. The command did not report where the weapons and equipment were stolen from.

READ MORE about the U.S. military in Somalia

The strike against the militants, according to the command, was conducted near an African Union Transition Mission in Somalia forward operating base in Bulo Marer.

The command said the strike was conducted “in support of the Federal Government of Somalia and the African Union Transition Mission in Somalia.”

The command’s initial assessment of the operation was that no civilians were harmed or killed.

Subscribe to the Soldier of Fortune Newsletter

Enter your email below to receive exclusive content from Soldier of Fortune right in your inbox.

About Soldier of Fortune Magazine

Check Also

What Is the Russian Hit Squad Linked to Havana Syndrome?

Share this article Known as Unit 29155 of the GRU, the squad has been connected …