Thursday, May 01, 2008

Somalia: On Ground Updates - Top Somalia Al Qaeda Leader Killed

Top Somalia Al Qaeda Leader Aden Hashi Ayro,
10 Others Killed in U.S. Airstrike
, May 01, 2008 brings us this bit of good news... The American military launched an airstrike Thursday targeting the head of Al Qaeda in Somalia, a U.S. defense official said. The head of an Islamic insurgent group said the attack killed its leader... Islamist leader Aden Hashi Ayro, believed to be the head of Al Qaeda in Somalia, was killed when the airstrike struck his house in the central Somali town of Dusamareeb, about 300 miles north of Mogadishu, said Sheik Muqtar Robow, a spokesman for the Islamic al-Shabab militia... Another commander and seven others were also killed, Robow said. Six more people were wounded, two of whom later died...
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