Washington: The US has carried out several missile attacks against Islamic State fighters in Somalia on Friday. The officials stated that the initial America has strike the jihadists in the Horn of Africa nation.
The drone attacks took place in northeastern Somalia and attacked many militants,” the US military’s Africa Command stated.
As per Voice of America, Six missile attacks strike an Islamic State base in Buqa village on Friday in the semi-autonomous region of Puntland.
“Local inhabitants and pastoralists were stunned and rushed from the area,” Jama Mohamed Qurshe stated.
The initial drone attack took place at 0300 GMT and the second attack held at about 11:00 am.
US has continually strike Somali jihadists from the Shabaab rebel group that is associated with Al-Qaeda, though yesterday’s development signifies a important decision in the ever-evolving war against Islamic State.
“US forces will continue to use all authorised and appropriate measures to protect Americans and to disable terrorist threats,” AFRICOM stated.
Islamic State asserted its initial suicide attack in Somalia in the month of May was held by Shabaab. It lost the lives of nearly five people.