A senior commander of a militant group Qorgab Al Shabab was killed in an airstrike in Somalia.
State media reports that a reward of $5 m was issued by the US in 2008 for those who would provide information about the location of Bashir Mohamed Qorgab.
According to state media reports, the deceased was in charge of attacks on military bases and was also participating in operations in Kenya.
The US had carried out several airstrikes in Somalia. However, Qorgab’s family confirmed his death.
Qorgab was assassinated on 22 February in the Southern Somali town of Sakow. US military and Somali army had conducted a joint operation.
However, the news has come out now.