US terror drone kills 5 people in southern Somalia
[Iran Press TV] At least five people have been killed and several of others injured in an attack by a US liquidation drone in southern Somalia, Press TV reports.
The attack took place in Kismayo, a strategically important port city on Somalia's Indian Ocean coast located some 500 kilometers (310 miles) south of capital, Mogadishu.
More than two dozen people have also sustained injuries in the attack.
The incident comes while on August 5 another US drone attack claimed the lives of nine people in outskirts of Afmadow, which is on the border with Kenya.
According to Somali Transitional Federal Government military officer Cali Jimcale, the drone attack was launched from a base in Kenya.
The US has recently stepped up its drone operations in the famine-stricken Somalia.
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