AFRICOM said in a statement the attack was carried out by US forces, with the support of Somali National Army (SNA) at Gaduud area, about 250Km miles southwest of Mogadishu at around 4:30 p.m.
"In coordination with the Federal Government of Somalia, U.S. forces conducted two separate airstrikes against Al-Shabaab and ISIS, in Somalia on November 12, killing several terrorists", Africom said in a statement.
Mogadishu: At least 81 terrorists belonging to the al-Shabaab were killed by the security forces in Jilib province of Somalia.
Congress retains Chitrakoot seat; talks of tide tuning begins
However, he had lost the seat to BJP's Surendra Singh Gaharwar in the 2008 polls. "The winds of change are in the air". The ruling party tried to find solace in the fact that Chitrakoot has been a traditional stronghold of the Congress.
"U.S. forces will continue to use all authorized and appropriate measures to protect Americans and to disable terrorist threats", AFRICOM said.
The U.S. military confirmed that it conducted the two airstrikes against the Islamist State (IS) and Al-Shabaab militants early Sunday in Somalia, killing "several terrorists". Previously, the US military had only been able to launch airstrikes against al-Shabab fighters in self-defense situations when African Union or Somali government troops accompanied by American advisers were under attack.
The attacks by unmanned drones ramp up the military's campaign against al-Shabab and the Islamic State group, the AP reported.
IT raids continue for third day at Namadhu MGR, Jaya TV offices
The searches are aimed at detecting tax evasion. "But the details of these seizures can not be confirmed now", the official said. For the third consecutive day on Saturday, Income Tax (IT) officials continued their raids at around 40 locations in Chennai .
Earlier this month, the USA carried out its first airstrike against ISIS fighters in Somalia, targeting a small but growing cell that emerged in the northern Puntland region just two years ago.
Al Shabab has been blamed for carrying out the deadliest single attack in Somalia's history last month, though there was no official claim of responsibility. Many of its fighters are reported to be former al-Shabab members who switched allegiances.
Red Sox going after Giancarlo Stanton?
But MLB Network's Jon Morosi on Friday reported that the Marlins finally have kicked the tires on a potential Stanton trade. The Cardinals appear to be the early favorite to acquire Stanton, however.