US military revealed that six gunmen have been killed in an air strike in Somalia yesterday, in an area in the province of Lower Shabelle.
In a statement, the US military command in Africa said: “Our assessment now is that there were no civilian casualties in this air strike.”
This air strike has been carried out to eliminate freedom of al-Shabaab militants in Somalia. US and Somali forces have recently stepped up air strikes on the movement’s fighters.
The US military said last month it had killed 62 insurgents in six air strikes