AlShabaab Leader Ahmed Diriye’s Son & 11 Others Killed By US Forces 

Somalia’s Danaab Special Forces together with US forces on Sunday night killed 12 militants in Kuntuwarey in Lower Shabelle.

Among those killed in the operation is the son of AlShabaab Leader Ahmed Diriye Abu Ubeydah.

Somalia security sources have identified him as Hassan Ahmed Diriye.

Others said to have been killed are Alshabaab commanders Yussuf Maalim Abdalla and Mohamud Mohamed Nur (Faruur)

Somalia Special Forces backed by US forces have recently launched a series of attacks on Alshabaab bases in Lower Shabelle.

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