03 Jan '18, 10am

AFRICOM launches first strike of 2018 in Somalia. Two terrorists killed in the Jan. 2 airstrike.

In coordination with the Federal Government of Somalia, U.S. forces conducted an airstrike against al-Shabaab militants in the early morning hours of Jan. 2, 2018, approximately 50 kilometers west of the capital, killing two terrorists and destroying one vehicle-borne improvised explosive device, preventing it from being used against the people in Mogadishu. We assess no civilians were killed in this strike. U.S. forces will continue to use all authorized and appropriate measures to protect the United States, its partners and interests, and deny safe haven to terrorist groups. This includes partnering with AMISOM and Somali National Security Forces (SNSF) in combined counterterrorism operations and targeting terrorists, their training camps, and their safe havens throughout Somalia and the region. Together with other international partners, the United States is committed t...

Full article: http://www.africom.mil/media-room/pressrelease/30271/u-s-...

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