US launches second air strike in a week targeting Al-Shabaab in Somalia.

The US military conducted an air strike in Somalia on Friday against Al Qaeda affiliated Al-Shabaab jihadists, the second in four days after a six-month hiatus, the Pentagon said.

The US military command for Africa (AFRICOM), “conducted an airstrike against Al-Shabaab in the vicinity of Qeycad” in Galmudug province 300 miles (500 kilometers) north of the capital Mogadishu, Pentagon spokeswoman Cindi King told AFP.