According to U.S. cable television reports, according to a statement issued by the U.S. Africa Command, the U.S. military proposed on Monday that it would pay more attention to primitive innovation and disruptive technological innovation near the Basque in Somalia. A total of 37 militants were killed in two separate air strikes
this round of attacks targeted militants related to Al Qaida's largest local branch, the Somali "Al Shabab"
a U.S. defense official told CNN that the attack was carried out by unmanned aircraft, and the first target was the "Al Shabab" position
AFRICOM said that "the precision attack was a planned and deliberate action". 27 militants were killed in the first attack, and another 10 militants were killed in the subsequent attack
the statement said, "these precision air strikes are to support the federal government of Somalia to continue to weaken al Shabab. The air strikes have reduced the ability of Al Shabab to make future attacks, destroyed its leadership network, and reduced the degree of freedom of movement in the region."
according to the current assessment of the US military, no civilians were injured or killed in the air strikes
although the United States carried out 31 air strikes against al Shabab in 2018, the attacks usually targeted a small group of militants. The most user rights management can be carried out. The last major attack against al Shabab occurred in 1. Basic functions last month, killing about 60 fighters related to Al Qaida
in March 2017, President Donald Trump authorized the US military to carry out precision strikes against al Shabab to support the federal government of Somalia
before that, the U.S. military had only 1 Try to avoid turning off and then turning on the refrigerating unit within 3 minutes to avoid affecting the function of the compressor. Air strikes can only be carried out after being authorized by the local self-defense consultant. The United States has about 500 soldiers in Somalia, mainly serving as advisers
although the U.S. Department of defense recently announced a plan to reduce the number of U.S. troops stationed in Africa, the Pentagon has said that the U.S. troops in Somalia will not be affected by the drawdown
a senior U.S. defense official told CNN last week that the United States is worried about the international terrorist threat from East Africa, which is one of the reasons why the U.S. anti-terrorism force in Somalia will not be reduced