Deadly strike hits Islamist fighters on board in Somalia

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MOGADISHU, Somalia –- Unknown fighter jets carried out an air strike against Al Shabaab militants in south of Somalia.

The fighter jets hit 3 vehicles which were carrying heavily armed Al Shabaab fighters near El-Adde town, about 550 km (340 miles) west of Somali capital Mogadishu.

The militants were reportedly heading to Buzar, an al Shabaab controlled village in Gedo region, west of Somalia.

Radio Kulmiye quoting security sources said the strike had killed at least 13 militants on board.

It is unclear who exactly carried out the strike.

The al Qaeda linked Al Shabaab has not commented on the latest strike yet.

The attack comes a day after U.S. military claimed to have 12 al Shabaab fighters in two air strikes carried out south of Somali capital Mogadishu.

 

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