Somalia: Kenyans pound Al Shabaab hideouts

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GARBAHAREY- Kenyan fighter jets continue pummelling Al Shabaab hideouts in southwestern Somalia, Garowe Online reports.

Deputy Garbaharey mayor Abdi Barre Mohamed told Puntland-based independent station, Radio Garowe that Al Shabaab positions have been targeted in relentless airstrikes.

Airstrikes forced locals out of their homes in areas surrounding El Adde.

Kenya launched airstrikes on Al Shabaab bases in revenge for the killing of soldiers in El Adde attack on January 15.

Al Shabaab claims to have killed 100 soldiers in the deadly raid.

Militants have lost a string of strategic towns in central and southern Somalia in coordinated onslaught by allied forces.

GAROWEONLINE

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