MOGADISHU – U.S. military denied to have struck an Al-Shabab-operated radio station in main rebel-held town in Middle Jubba region of southern Somalia.
The U.S. Africa Command says it has not conducted an airstrike in Somalia since Nov. 3.
Somali army says airstrike had hit a mouthpiece radio channel, Andalus in Jilib on Sunday, killing Al-Shabab journalists working for the station.
Mareeg Online could not independently verify the casualty figures.
The Al Qaeda linked Al-Shabaab officials did not comment on the reported airstrike which was the latest in series of aerial bombing in Somalia.
The U.S. military has carried out 28 airstrikes this year against the al-Qaeda-linked al-Shabaab, the deadliest Islamic extremist group in Africa.