According to a Freedom of Information response obtained by journalist Joshua Eaton in May 2019, this previously unknown confirmed US strike took place in the vicinity of Saakow, Somalia against an unspecified “al-Shabaab Named Objective”.
This incident was not previously publicly known. No further details are currently available.
The local time of the incident is unknown.
Sources (1) [ collapse]
Reports of the incident mention that the strike took place in the vicinity of the town Saakow, for which the coordinates are: 1.637795, 42.452829. Due to limited information and satellite imagery available to Airwars, we were unable to verify the location further.
United States Armed Forces Assessment:
Original strike reports
According to a Freedom of Information request in May 2019, this previously unknown US strike took place in IVO Saakow, Somalia against an "al-Shabaab Named Objective".