08 Sep '17, 6pm

US kills 4 Shabaab fighters in 2 separate airstrikes

US kills 4 Shabaab fighters in 2 separate airstrikes

AFRICOM has stepped up operations against Shabaab. Since the beginning of June, the US military has announced ten strikes against Shabaab. The targets have varied. A June 11 operation hit a Shabaab command center and logistics node. A July 4 attack targeted Shabaab fighters as they massed for an attack in the south. A July 29 airstrike killed Ali Muhammad Hussein, a senior Shabaab leader, in a strike on the Mogadishu Attack Network.

Full article: http://www.longwarjournal.org/archives/2017/09/us-airstri...

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