Suspected US strike hits ISIL targets in Somalia

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QANDALA – A suspected American drone strike has targeted Islamic State militants near Qandala town in northeast Somalia.

The strike was carried out at targets held by pro-ISIL group’s fighters near the town, causing untold number of casualties, according to regional military officer, who asked to be unnamed.

Qandale, a town on the Red Sea became the first piece of land controlled by pro-ISIL forces in Somalia.

It is remains unclear US military carried out the attack.

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