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Ten militants killed after Somalia attack: US military

Reuters , Monday 30 Sep 2019
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 The US military said on Monday that US and partnered forces had killed 10 militants and destroyed a vehicle after Somali insurgents mounted an ambitious attack on a base where US special forces train Somali commandos.

"In response to this attack and in self-defense, US Africa Command conducted two airstrikes and used small arms fire targeting al-Shabaab terrorists," a US military statement said.

"It is assessed US and partner forces killed ten terrorists and destroyed one vehicle involved in the attack," the statement said.

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