Fighter jets hit Al Shabaab foreign fighters in Somalia

MOGADISHU, Somalia – Unknown fighter jets carried out an airstrike targeting Al-Shabaab foreign fighters in south west of Somalia.

The strike was carried out near Bur Madow area in Bay region.

It’s unclear who carried out Thursday’s strike.

Somali government has not commented on the new air strike yet.

U.S. has conducted 24 strikes on al-Shabab — already more than half the total number of strikes done in all of last year.

U.S. Africa Command said the strikes this year have killed about 236 militants.

There were about 338 killed in 2018.