US military airstrike kills eight Al Shabaab members
SEE ALSO :Ten officers killed in attackThe strike came a week after the US troops were involved in a “self-defense airstrike” outside the Basra area. The US military has carried out 40 airstrikes this year against the al-Qaeda-linked Al-Shabab, Africa’s most active Islamic extremist group, which controls parts of rural southern and central Somalia and continues to stage deadly attacks in Mogadishu and other cities. The US airstrikes have picked up dramatically since President Donald Trump took office and approved expanded military operations in the Horn of Africa nation.
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