Xinhua News Agency, Nairobi, Dec. 5, Mogadishu News: The US military's African Command issued a statement on the 5th that the US military carried out an air strike against the extremist Al-Shabaab target in southern Somalia on the 4th, killing four militants in the organization. .
The statement said that the air strike was launched after the US military and its allied forces were attacked by Al-Shabaab militants. No civilians were killed or injured in the air strikes.
The statement said that the US military will continue to cooperate with the African Union Mission in Somalia and the Somali security forces to fight the Youth Party.
The Somali Youth Party is an extremist organization associated with Al Qaeda and has launched terrorist attacks in Somalia and its neighbours in recent years.