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Somalia: U.S. Airstrike Kills 24 al-Shabab Militants

HeadlineFeb 01, 2019

In Somalia, a U.S. airstrike killed 24 al-Shabab fighters Wednesday, according to U.S. military officials. The air raid is the ninth so far this year. The U.S. carried out at least 45 air raids on al-Shabab targets in 2018. Last month, al-Shabab militants attacked a hotel in Kenya, resulting in the deaths of at least 21 people, plus five assailants.

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