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Somalia: al-Shabab Leader Killed in US Drone Strike

Somalia says a U.S. drone strike on Saturday killed its target, senior al-Shabab militant leader Yusuf Dheeg. The government said in a statement Wednesday that Dheeg died with other al-Shabab commanders in the airstrike in the southern town of Dinsor. A source in the militant group confirmed Dheeg's death to VOA's Somali Service. The Somali government says Dheeg, who was al-Shabab's chief of external operations, "was responsible for planning attacks inside and...

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