Somalia: Airstrike kills 2 al-Shabaab senior commanders
Two al-Shabaab senior commanders were killed in a foreign airstrike in South-western Somalia early on Thursday, local officials said.
According to reports, the airstrike carried out by drones took place in the outskirts of Bardheere city, which is some 400 km west of Mogadishu and capital of Gedo region.
One security official who has refused to be named confirmed that at least two key commanders were killed in the airstrike, identifying their names as Ismael Jamhad and Jama Dheere.
Al-Shabaab which is loyal to al-Qaeda has not issued a statement concerning the latest strikes.