DAMASCUS, SYRIA (11:45 P.M.) – On Friday, Al-Shabaab fighters shot dead a US soldier and wounded two more American servicemen amid a surprise attack on a checkpoint in the Lower Shebelle governorate off the coast of Somalia.

According to Shahada News Agency, the official media wing of Al-Shabaab, the jihadist attack occurred near the city of Merca and also resulted in the death of two Somali troops while US soldiers quickly abandoned their positions after coming under fire.

In the aftermath of the raid, Al-Shabaab seized some US military gear:


The hardline jihadist group is formally known as Harakat Al-Shabaab Al-Mujahideen.

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Now that Turkey is installing a military base in Somalia…

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To be honest, it looks like most of this stuff was taken from the museum and the rest added. The headphomes look like a5$ version off eBay. Btw, since when the US service man wears all olive uniform? This isn’t Vietnam.