U.S. says airstrike against Shabab extremists in Somalia kills about 60 fighters

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latimes.com—The U.S. military on Tuesday announced its deadliest airstrike against the Al Qaeda-linked Shabab extremist group in Somalia in nearly a year, killing about 60 fighters. The U.S. Africa Command said Friday's airstrike occurred near the Shabab-controlled community of Harardhere in the central province...

Airstrike kills 60 Islamist extremist fighters in Somalia, US military says. No civilians were injured or killed in Friday’s airstrike, one of the deadliest operations against al-Shabaab A US airstrike has killed 60 Islamist extremist fighters in Somalia, in one of the deadliest ever such operations against the al-Shabaab organisation in the unstable eastern African country. The US military said Friday’s airstrike occurred near the al-Shabaab-controlled community of Harardere in Mudug province in the central part of the country. According to its assessment no civilians...