US forces carried out a strike on August 21st, killing two al Shabaab fighters, according to a press release from US Africa Command.
The strike hit approximately 46 kilometers northeast of Kismayo, a port city in southern Somalia.
The Command said it had assessed that no civilians were killed or injured in this strike.
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The local time of the incident is unknown.
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Reports of the incident mention that the strike took place in the area 46 kilometers northeast of the city Kismayo. The generic coordinates for this area are: -0.120655, 42.209978. 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
"In coordination with the Federal Government of Somalia, U.S. forces conducted an airstrike targeting al-Shabaab militants approximately 46 kilometers northeast of Kismayo, Somalia, on August 21, killing two (2) terrorists.
We currently assess no civilians were injured or killed in this airstrike."