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U.S. Conducts Airstrike in Support of the Federal Government of Somalia

U.S. forces will continue to use all authorized and appropriate measures to protect U.S. citizens and to disable terrorist threats

NEW YORK, United States of America, October 10, 2018,-/African Media Agency (AMA)/- In coordination with the Federal Government of Somalia, U.S. forces conducted an airstrike targeting an al-Shabaab militant in the vicinity of Kunyo Barrow, Somalia, on October 6, 2018.

We currently assess one (1) terrorist was killed in this airstrike.

We currently assess no civilians were injured or killed in this airstrike.

U.S. forces will continue to use all authorized and appropriate measures to protect U.S. citizens and to disable terrorist threats. This includes partnering with AMISOM and Somali National Security Forces (SNSF) in combined counterterrorism operations and targeting terrorists, their training camps, and their safe havens throughout Somalia and the region.

Distributed by African Media Agency (AMA) on behalf of Africa Regional Media Hub.

Source:: African Media Agency