U.S. launches air strike in Somalia targeting al Shabaab senior leader




 
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December 30th, 2014  
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Topic: U.S. launches air strike in Somalia targeting al Shabaab senior leader


WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. military launched an air strike in Somalia on Monday targeting a senior leader of the al Qaeda-aligned al Shabaab militant group, the Pentagon said. "The strike took place in the vicinity of Saakow, Somalia," Defense Department spokesman Mark Wright said in a statement. "At this time, we do not assess there to be any civilian or bystander casualties. We are assessing the results of the operation and will provide additional information, when appropriate, as details become available. ...

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