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U.S. Bombs Al-Shabaab Compound In Somalia, Wounding Three



U.S. Bombs Al-Shabaab Compound In Somalia, Wounding Three

By Steven T. Dennis

The U.S. Africa Command bombed an al-Shabaab compound near Dujuuma, Somalia, on Sunday, the seventh in a series of strikes on the terrorist group this month in operations coordinated with the Somalia government.

Three militants were wounded, per a U.S. assessment, a day after two others were killed and one wounded at a compound near Saakow, Somalia, and four days after a strike killed three people near Wadajir, Somalia. No civilians were injured or killed, per a U.S. assessment.

Gregory Hadfield, the deputy director of intelligence for the U.S. Africa Command, touted the importance of U.S. support for the counter-terrorism mission.

Read more: https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2020-02-23/u-s-bombs-al-shabaab-compound-in-somalia-wounding-three