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15 August 2020


US airstrike kills senior al-Shabaab leader

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An American airstrike killed a top al-Shabaab leader associated with an attack on a Kenya-U.S. military base that killed three Americans.

Axar.az reports citing foreign media.

The U.S. said in a statement that “post-strike assessments confirm the two terrorists killed in the Feb. 22 precision airstrikes were an individual associated with the attack on Manda Bay, and his wife, who was also a known al-Shabaab member.”

The U.S. also said the top al-Shabaab official was “in charge of planning and directing terrorist operations on the Kenya border region, including the recent attack on Manda Bay, and his wife, who also was a witting and active member.”

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2020.02.26 / 09:52
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