Somalia: U.S. Military Says Airstrike Kills 35 al-Shabab Fighters

HeadlineFeb 26, 2019

A U.S. airstrike in Somalia killed 35 al-Shabab fighters Sunday, according to military officials. The U.S. says it has killed at least 180 al-Shabab fighters in 22 airstrikes since the start of 2019. U.S. air raids in Somalia have steadily increased since Trump came to office and authorized the use of targeted strikes against suspected al-Shabab militants.

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