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U.S. says air strikes in Somalia kill six al Shabaab fighters


WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. military said on Wednesday it had carried out air strikes in Somalia against an al Qaeda-allied Islamist group and killed six militants. (Reuters World News) More More

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