According to the US military, 27 al-Shabab fighters were killed in central Somalia.
According to US Africa Command’s website, the airstrike on Sunday in Somalia’s Hiran region is the sixth so far this year. In Somalia’s central Hiran region, where the country’s army and partner troops have launched an attack against the organization in the past month, the US military has claimed to have killed 27 al-Shabab fighters. The US Africa Command (AFRICOM) said in a statement on Wednesday that on September 18, it launched an airstrike against al-Shabab fighters who were targeting Somali military forces close to the town of Buulobarde. The greatest joint Somali and [African Union Transition Mission in Somalia, ATMIS] offensive operation in five years, according to AFRICOM, left no civilians injured.