Pentagon Confirms U.S. Airstrikes in Somalia

Source. The daily Beast.

The U.S. military conducted an airstrike in Somalia on Thursday with the help of the Somalian government, the Pentagon confirmed. According to a spokesman, the operation targeted Hassan Ali Dhoore, a senior leader of al Qaeda-affiliated group al-Shabaab. While the Pentagon has yet to confirm whether Dhoore was killed in the attack, it emphasized that removing him from the battlefield would be a “significant blow” to the militant Islamists’ groups operations at large.


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