Kenyan F-5 fighters pounded several targets in the port city of Kismayo in Somalia which is held by the notorious, Al-Qaeda linked Al-Shabab militants. The airstrike has targeted an armoury and warehouse used by Al-Shabab close to the city’s airport.
The city, controlled by the group since 2008 exports charcoal from the port which provides millions of dollars to the group. Al-Shabab is also allegedly maintain relationship with the Somali pirates for financial funds.
Nevertheless, according to Al-Shabab, the attack did not cause any casualties nor causing damages to the militant group. Since the past months, the Kenyan Air Force has conducted several cross border airstrikes on targets related to the Al-Shabab group.