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Airstrike destroys Somali al-Shabaab Radio Station

Photo of a US fighter jet carrying out air strikes over Somalia [World Defence Forum/Facebook]
Photo of a US fighter jet carrying out air strikes over Somalia [World Defence Forum/Facebook]

An air strike; believed to be American, has destroyed the Al-Andalus radio station; the main media platform for Somalia’s al-Shabab group in the city of Jilib in Middle Juba region, south of the country.

The radio station broadcasts daily news about the attacks carried out by the rebels against government sites.

Somalia’s Sonna news agency quoted security sources as saying that the city of Jilib witnessed last night air raids against various locations where the fighters were stationed.

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The sources said the radio station was one of the target sites, adding that the station’s headquarters was completely destroyed, and all those who were inside were killed.

Airstrikes main target middle Juba region which is controlled by al-Shabaab fighters.

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