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JOHANNESBURG | US airstrike in Somalia against al-Shabab kills 7 extremists



JOHANNESBURG— The U.S. military says it has carried out an airstrike in central Somalia targeting al-Shabab that killed seven extremists.

The U.S. Africa Command statement says Tuesday’s airstrike occurred in Quy Cad in the Mudug region. The strike was carried out a day after two other U.S. airstrikes killed 37 extremists with the al-Qaida-linked al-Shabab.

Like the previous statement, this one says it believes no civilians were killed or injured.

The U.S.

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