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US Military Strikes First against ISIS Militants in Somalia

  • US military has reportedly said that their African Command has carried out its first strike on Somalian Islamic State militants at midnight local time (2100 GMT, Thursday). This was followed by another strike on November 3 at 11am. Reports say the strike was carried out in association with government of Somalia and the military statement say that several terrorists are killed. Experts on Somalian crisis say that ISIS has started making recruitments in this African region and is rapidly growing its prowess. However, ISIS still remains a small player to al Qaeda influenced al Shabaab force.