According to a single source, an airstrike by an unknown party hit the strategic village of Basra in Middle Shebelle.
Goobjoog News stated that “Reports indicate that Airstrikes hit last night at Basra village in the Middle Shabelle Somalia. Residents of Basra village told Goobjoog News there were heavy attacks in the village amid reports the attacks were targeting Al-Shabaab militants in the area. There were casualties caused by the attack but they were not still identified.
Several Al-Shabaab hideouts were recently hit airstrikes and destroyed in Middle Jubba and Lower Shabelle regions with an undisclosed number of its fighters killed.”
No additional sources are presently known for this claimed event.
The incident occured during the night.
Sources (1) [ collapse]
Reports of the incident mention that the strike took place in the village of Baasra, for which the coordinates are: 2.310968, 45.267909. Due to limited information and satellite imagery available to Airwars, we were unable to verify the location further.