America Strike In Somalia: On Friday (January 20), the US Army carried out a major attack in Somali city (Somali), in which 30 Al Shabaab fighters were killed. Fighting is going on here between Somalia’s army and Al Shabaab fighters. This attack by the US Army took place near Galkad, 260 km north-east of Mogadishu, the capital of Somalia. According to the US Africa Command, no civilian was injured or killed in this attack. According to a defense official, US forces were not present on the ground at the time of the air strike.
US support for Somalia
The US military said in a statement on Saturday, "Somalia remains central to stability and security in the whole of East Africa. US Africa Command forces will continue their efforts to defeat al-Shabaab, the largest and deadliest al-Qaeda group."
US major attacks in the last few months
According to CNN reports, the US military has carried out several strikes in the region in recent months, resulting in dozens of al-Shabaab casualties. Last October, a US strike killed two Al-Shabaab members some 218 kilometers northwest of Mogadishu. A later November attack killed 17 al-Shabaab fighters some 285 km northeast of Mogadishu. In late December, another US strike killed six al-Shabaab members near the town of Kadel.