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U.S. Drone Strike On Al-Shabaab Kills 150

Posted: Mar 7, 2016 at 6:25 pm   /   by   /   comments (0)
Reports have just emerged that more than 150 people have been killed in drone bombing carried out by the United States on an Al-Shabaab Islamists target in Somalia, U.S. officials say.
The strike took place on Saturday at a terrorist training camp located 195 kilometres north of Mogadishu.
A Pentagon source said the fighters were there training for a large-scale attack when they were killed.
“We know they were going to be departing the camp and they posed an imminent threat to U.S. and (African Union) forces,” Pentagon spokesman Captain Jeff Davis said.
“Initial assessments are that more than 150 terrorist fighters were eliminated,” he said.