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Press Release, theFederal Government of Somalia,inpartnership withthe

PressRelease,theFederalGovernmentofSomalia,inpartnershipwiththe
UnitedStatesAfricaCommand(AFRICOM),conductedanairstrikeagainstAl-Shabaab
militantsnearJilib,Somalia.Theairstrikekilledone(1)Al-Shabaabmilitantandwounded
one(1)additionalal-Shabaabmilitantwhilealsodestroyinganal-Shabaabcompound.
TheFederalGovernmentofSomaliaandtheUnitedStatesarecommittedtofightingISIS
Somaliaandal-Shabaabterrorists,topreventthedeathsofinnocentciviliansthatinclude
men,women,andchildreninSomaliaanditsneighboringcountries.
TheFederalGovernmentofSomaliaandU.S.AFRICOMtakegreatmeasurestoprevent
civiliancasualtiesinthefightagainsttheterroristgroupandinvestigateeachreported
allegationfully.Whiletherearereportsofciviliancasualties,atthistime,nociviliansare
assessedtohavebeenkilledorinjuredinthisairstrike.Theeffortswetaketoprotect
andsafeguardciviliansstarklycontraststheindiscriminateattacksthatISISSomaliaand
al-ShabaabregularlyconductagainstthecivilianpopulaceofSomalia.
ThisstrikesupportedtheeffortsoftheFederalGovernmentofSomaliaandFederal
MemberStatestoridSomaliaoftheatrocitiesofISISSomaliaandal-Shabaabandto
provideabetterfuturefortheSomalipeople.

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