Two ISIS militants were killed in a drone strike on May 22 in Golis mountains, Puntland, US forces have said.
The US. Africa Command said in a statement the strike was the fifth against ISIS Somalia since April 14 ‘in a deliberate campaign to limit and disrupt freedom of movement in the area and to eliminate leaders of the organization’.
At this time, it is assessed the airstrike killed two (2) terrorists. A detailed post-strike analysis continues and more details may be released as appropriate, AFRICOM said.
“Our efforts to locate and eradicate ISIS leaders who control a range of Activities–from operations to financing and communications–is hitting at the heart of the organization and disrupting their ability to continue their terrorist activities,” said RDML Heidi K. Berg, director of intelligence, U.S. Africa Command.
The US Command added there were no confirmed civilian casualties.