(Worthy News) – The Pentagon announced Tuesday that the United States launched its first airstrike in Somalia under President Joe Biden.
The strike was against al Shabaab militants, an Al Qaeda-linked terrorist and insurgent group that aims to topple the Somali government and replace it with Islamic sharia law, according to Reuters.
“A battle-damage assessment is still pending due to the ongoing engagement between al-Shabaab and Somali forces,” Pentagon spokeswoman Cindi King said Tuesday, according to The Hill. She said the attack took place “in the vicinity of Galkayo, Somalia,” a city in the country’s center. [ Source: Just the News (Read More…) ]
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