Ethiopian airstrikes hit terrorist-controlled border area in Somalia: Local media

Area hit by airstrikes allegedly controlled by al-Shabaab, a terrorist group that has long plagued the region

MOGADISHU, Somalia – A fighter jet believed to belong to the Ethiopian navy carried out an airstrike on Saturday in a Somali border area allegedly managed by the terrorist group al-Shabaab, native media reported.

The airstrikes came about within the southwestern city of Garaswayne, positioned on the outskirts of Hudur, the capital of the Bakol area.

Adan Hassan Adan, a neighborhood journalist in Hudur, informed Anadolu Agency over the cellphone that the town was hit by at the least 4 missiles and at the least one girl was severely injured.

He stated one missile hit close to a mosque and one other landed in an empty market.

Local media reported that an Ethiopian fighter jet carried out the airstrike, however Ethiopia’s Liyu police, working in Bakol, had no remark aside from to say that operations are happening within the area.

The reported airstrike comes a day after heavy preventing between Liyu fight forces in Ethiopia’s Somali area and al-Shabaab terrorists came about within the border city of Aato in Bakol, killing at the least 10 individuals, in accordance with native safety officers.

Senior al-Shabaab commanders, together with its navy operations spokesman Abdiasis Abu Mus’ab, had been killed throughout preventing in Aato on Friday, the Ethiopian News Agency stated.

By Mohammed Dhaysane

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