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US Airstrike in Somalia Kills Al-Shabab Intelligence Chief

The Somali government says al-Shabab's intelligence chief was killed in a U.S. airstrike near the town of Saakow. A statement issued Tuesday by Somalia's National Intelligence and Security Agency said Abdishakur Tahlil was killed along with two others in Monday's strike. It says he was traveling between Saakow and the village of Jawari when his vehicle was destroyed. The al-Qaida affiliated al-Shabab is trying to overthrow the Somali government and turn the country into a...

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