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U.S. air strike kills 5 al Shabaab fighters in Somalia

WASHINGTON (HAN) May 12.2016. Public Diplomacy & Regional Security News. A U.S. forces in Somalia called in a military air strike on Thursday that killed five fighters from the al Qaeda-linked militant group al Shabaab, the Pentagon said.

The U.S. forces had been advising Ugandan soldiers with the African Union peacekeeping mission (AMISOM) when the Ugandan forces got into a firefight with 15-20 Shabaab militants, Pentagon spokesman Captain Jeff Davis said.





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