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Pentagon confirms death of Somalia terror leader

3 years 1 month 1 week ago Friday, September 05 2014 Sep 5, 2014 September 05, 2014 9:53 AM September 05, 2014 in News
Source: Associated Press
By: APNewsNow

WASHINGTON - The Pentagon says U.S. officials have confirmed the death of the leader of the al-Shabab terror group in a U.S. airstrike on Monday.

The Pentagon's press secretary confirmed the death of Ahmed Abdi Godane in a brief written statement Friday.

The statement calls the death a major symbolic and operational loss for al-Shabab.

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