Somalia: US rubs out al-Shabab leader



THE US claimed yesterday it had killed a Islamist leader in the same region of Somalia where 12 Ugandan troops were attacked and killed on Sunday.
Ugandan troops are part of the peacekeeping African Union Mission in Somalia (Amisom), set up in 2007 following the 2006 US-Ethiopian invasion.
The US Africa Command said it carried out a drone missile attack on al-Shabab militants near Tortoroow in the southern Lower Shabelle region as “a direct response to al-Shabab actions, including recent attacks on Somali forces.”
An anonymous Somali intelligence official said that the attack targeted Ali... read more

 
1 August 2017 in Regional, Views: 61
Source: Morning Star
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