US airstrike kills three “terrorists” in Somalia

WASHINGTON, The US military conducted Friday an airstrike targeting the so-called Islamic State (IS) group in the Golis Mountain region in Somalia killing three “terrorists.” US Africa Command (AFRICOM) said in a statement, “Precision airstrikes such as these support Somali security forces efforts to protect the Somali people from terrorists and support long-term security in the region.” “Currently, we assess no civilians were injured or killed as a result of this airstrike,” it confirmed, adding that Golis Mountains “are a known area for terrorist activity.” This was the 55th US airstrike in Somalia this year.

Source: Kuwait News Agency