Mogadishu(SONNA): In the early evening of 17 May 2020, The Federal Government of Somalia, in coordination with United States Africa Command, conducted an airstrike near the town of Kunyo Barrow, Somalia. The airstrike resulted in the deaths of two (2) members of the Al-Shabaab terrorist network.
This strike demonstrates The commitment of the Federal Government of Somalia, along with its African Union and international partners, to continue to rid Somalia of the terrorists
who prey upon its citizens.
The Federal Government and its US partners go to great lengths to prevent civilians casualties in these precision strikes.
At this time, it is assessed that no civilians were killed or injured in the attack.