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U.S. Strike on Al-Shabaab Kills Three Terrorists, Says AFRICOM

In coordination with the Federal Government of Somalia, U.S. forces conducted an airstrike against Al-Shabaab militants near Jilib, Somalia, the afternoon of April 5, killing three terrorists and destroying one vehicle with a mounted heavy machine gun.

U.S. Africa Command assesses that no civilians were killed in this airstrike.

U.S. forces will continue to use all authorized and appropriate measures to protect U.S. citizens and to disable terrorist threats. This includes partnering with AMISOM and Somali National Security Forces (SNSF) in combined counterterrorism operations and targeting terrorists, their training camps, and their safe havens throughout Somalia and the region.

Read more at AFRICOM

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