posted on Sep, 3 2014 @ 05:23 AM
A US air strike in Somalia on Monday night — the first in more than seven months — reportedly killed up to 10 people, including, possibly, Al
American officials did not confirm whether the attack on a forested area 150 miles south of Mogadishu, where Al Shabaab apparently trains its
fighters, killed Ahmed Abdi Godane, also known as Mukhtar Abu Zubeyr or Ahmed Abdi Aw Mohamed.
"We don't know that he's dead. But he was the target," one US official told Reuters. Defense officials did not disclose details, but in an usual
move, acknowledged the attack.
"US military forces conducted an operation in Somalia today against the Al Shabaab network. We are assessing the results of the operation and will
provide additional information as and when appropriate," said Pentagon Press Secretary Rear Adm. John Kirby.
Al Shabaab confirmed that Godane was in one of the vehicles struck in the attack, but would also not confirm whether he was killed, the Associated
Thought I'd share some good news. It seems the US may have killed the Leader of Al-Shabaab! Everyone cheer now
Hopefully they have anyway, the reports aren't confirmed.
But i'm wondering if this will breed more Terrorists or will Shabaab slowly decline? I'm guessing another will step up to be the new Leader!
Will this thing ever end? Could this spark an attack on US soil? I'm not a US Citizen, I'm in London, England but just thought i'd post this
I may not reply to in the Thread, just posting News!