US air strike in Somalia


The US military said it killed nine militants in an air strike in southern Somalia during a battle between US and Somali government troops and al Shabaab Islamist fighters.

The military’s Africa Command (Africom) said the strike on October 1 was) north-east of Kismayo, in the south of the country.
“We currently assess no civilians were injured or killed in this air strike”, Africom’s statement read.