US drone kills al-Shabab leader in Somalia

The Pentagon says the militant was hit by a drone equipped with Hellfire missiles in southern Somalia.
Garar was a suspect in the 2013 Westgate Mall attack in Nairobi that left 67 people dead.
The US believes Garar was overseeing operations that “target US persons and other Western interests”.
He was a member of the security and intelligence wing and a “key operative responsible for coordinating al-Shabab’s external operations”, according to the Pentagon.
The operation took place about 150 miles (240km) west of Mogadishu near the town of Dinsoor.

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