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US airstrike destroys terrorist compound in Somalia

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US airstrike destroys terrorist compound in Somalia
At least three members of the Al-Qaeda affiliated Al-Shabaab terror group have been injured and their compound has been destroyed in a U.S. airstrike in Somalia on Sunday. The U.S. Africa Command (AFRICOM) confirmed that U.S. forces, working in conjunction with the Federal Government of Somalia, targeted an Al-Shabaab compound near the city of Dujuuma, Somalia, according to an AFRICOM statement provided to American Military News. The AFRICOM statement assessed no civilian casualties as a result of the strike "U.S. support to African-led counter-terrorism operations is crucial in East Africa," said U.S. Army Brig. Gen. Gregory Hadfield, the AFRICOM deputy...
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