Several Al Shabaab members were allegedly killed by a US airstrike on Jamaame.
The Horn Observer said: “Two mid level al-Shabaab officials are among several killed after a suspected U.S airstrikes targeted the group’s strongholds in Jamame and in Haway in the country’s southern regions of Lower Jubba and Lower Shabelle on Monday.
According to security sources, the airstrike targeted a meeting by the al-Qaeda-linked militant group in a training camp in Jamame.
‘The militants had recently concluded training in which they were preparing a unit of fighters to conduct surveillance and attack Bar Sanguni near Kismayo,’ the security source told Horn Observer.
Among those killed is a mid level officer and member of the group’s executive council identified as ‘Yusuf’.”
There is currently no further information available.
The local time of the incident is unknown.
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Reports of the incident mention strikes on strongholds in the vicinity of Jamaame town, for which the generic coordinates are: 0.06916, 42.738201. Due to limited satellite imagery and information available to Airwars, we were unable to verify the location further.