advertisements Google U.S. airstrike kills 2 al-Shabab militants in southern Somalia.

The United States military said Friday its special forces conducted an airstrike against al-Shabab network in southern Somalia on Wednesday, killing two militants.

Ads By GoogleThe U.S. Africa Command (AFRICOM) which oversees American troops on the African continent said in a statement the latest strike was conducted in cooperation with Somali government near Baled Amin in Lower Shabelle Region.

AFRICOM said the militant group has previously used the rural areas surrounding Baled Amin as a staging area for attacks against Somali security forces and Somali civilians.

Since 2017, the U.S. military has stepped up air raids against al-Shabab which is targeting the African Union and Somali security bases as well as government installations across the country.

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