Since the beginning of the week, the Somali and US military near the city of Jilib in the south of the country have carried out several successful operations.
The Somali and US military launched an air strike against the Al-Shabab terrorist base located in the south of the country, completely destroying it. This was told by the representative of the Government of Somalia Omar Mukhtar Ismail, reports Xinhua.
According to him, as a result of hostilities, civilians were not injured.
According to the speaker, during this week Somali military and international partners carried out several successful operations near the city of Jilib in the south of the country.
“Just a few years ago, Al-Shabab dominated most of southern Somalia, but now, under pressure from the forces of Somalia, the United States and the African Union, they have forced them to retreat”, – said Ismail.
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