Al-Shabab extremists claim attack on Somalia base used by U.S. forces
The al-Shabab militant group said it had carried out the attack, using a car bomb to blast through the gates before sending its fighters inside. No Americans appear to have been injured in the attack. US forces conducted 2 airstrikes and small arms “self-defense” operations killing ten terrorists, destroying one vehicle.
US military base near Somalia’s Baledogle town and Italian military convoy in capital Mogadishu come under attack. Al Shabab claims responsibility for first assault pic.twitter.com/JZvtc4PTuM
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He said a burst of gunfire could be heard across the base after the bombing, suggesting an ongoing attack on the facility.
Somalia’s Islamic extremist rebels, al-Shabab, claimed responsibility for the attack.
The U.S. military uses Belidogle airstrip in the Lower Shabelle region as a base where it launches drones that attack al-Shabab and trains Somali troops. AFRICOM confirmed a strike by U.S. drones about two weeks ago in support of Somali forces who came under attack by al-Shabab militants while on patrol in Lower Juba province. More
— arthur (@umbraalmitas) September 30, 2019
President Donald Trump will respond to the jihadis in ways that they haven’t experienced with our previous presidents. Here comes the boom!
@IlhanMN, did some people do something?
— Kirk Burback (@KBurback) September 30, 2019
I would love to hear one, just one, MSM reporter ask Rep. Ilhan Omar if she denounces this violence by her fellow countrymen against Americans. They won’t ask, because all there will be is silence. A US military base was attacked by a suicide bomber this should be on the front page on every news site.Don't forget to Like Freedom Outpost on Facebook and Twitter, and follow our friends at RepublicanLegion.com.