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Airstrike in Somalia killed militant commander


Komal FatimaWeb Editor

09th Mar, 2020. 02:07 pm
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A senior commander of a militant group Al Shabab was killed in an airstrike in Somalia.

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.

Turkish soldiers were once again targeted in an attack that took place in Idlib province. Syrian “regime forces” caused killing of at least 33 Turkish soldiers in north-western Syria, BOL news reported on 28th February.

Rahmi Dogan, the governor of Turkey’s Hatay province said that more people were wounded in the attack.

According to an international news agency, Turkey is now retaliating against Syrian groups government targets after the killing.

Syrian forces are making attempts to conquer rebels from Idlib.

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan announced that he would arrange a summit on March 5 to discuss the ongoing situation in Idlib province in Syria, BOL News reported on 23rd February.

According to the international news agency, President’s Russian, German and French counterparts will also accompany him in the summit.

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