MOGADISHU, Somalia – The US military says an al Shabaab militant was killed in a drone strike carried out in southern Somalia
The strike was conducted on July 9 in Hantiwadag area of Lower Shabelle region.
In a statement, the US military says the strike had killed a militant and destroyed a checkpoint.
It is the first air strike against Al-Shabaab since May 17.
There was no immediate comment from Al Shabaab over the latest bombing in Somalia.