US military: Killed 4 Somali al-Shabab fighters in 'self-defense'

September 28, 2016 3:02 PM

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U.S. airstrikes in Somalia killed four al-Shabab fighters in "self-defense," military officials confirmed to Fox News on Wednesday.

The extremists launched attacks on Somali troops and their U.S. advisers on Monday in a village near the port city of Kismayo, Cpt. Jennifer Dyrcz with U.S. Africa Command said.

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