Airstrike hits al-Shabaab meeting in southern Somalia, state media

Several al-Shabaab members are said to have been killed in an airstrike that targeted a high-level meeting of Senior Al-Shabaab leaders in Lower Juba region of southern Somalia.

According to the state-owned media, the operation was carried out by the Somali National Army (SNA) together with its international partners.

The airstrike has targeted the meeting that was held at a location in Jamaame district in Lower Juba region.

The state media quoting reported that heavy casualties among the Al-Shabaab militants present at the meeting.

However, detailed information regarding the exact number of casualties and the extent of the damage is still being assessed.