- Jihadist News
- Created: March 14, 2019
The Shabaab al-Mujahideen Movement, al-Qaeda's (AQ) branch in Somalia, claimed thwarting a raid by U.S. Special Forces outside Mogadishu and killing the operation commander.
Shahada News Agency, an Arabic media unit of the group, published an article on March 12, 2019, stating that after midnight that day, fighters took both American and Somali Special Forces by surprise as they were preparing to launch an offensive on the town of Dar al-Salam, in Lower Shabelle region, 60 kilometers southwest of the capital.
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