Four Al-Shabab militants killed in US airstrike near Kismayo

Al-Shabab fighters perform military drills at a village in Lower Shabelle region, on February 17, 2011. [File: AFP]
Garowe-(Puntland Mirror) Four Al-Shabab militants were killed in US airstrike, US Africa Command said Friday.

The strike occurred about 50 kilometers northwest of Kismayo port town Thursday, US Africa Command said in a statement, adding no civilians were killed in this strike.

Last year, dozens of Al-Shabab militants were killed in airstrikes, carried out by US, which promised to continue counterterrorism operations against terrorists in Somalia.

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