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Somalia telecoms employee killed in U.S. air strike

Christian Fernsby |
A U.S. air strike in a town held by Somali Islamist insurgents killed a telecommunications worker, his employer said today, as the U.S. military’s Africa Command said it was investigating the report.

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The strike follows allegations from Amnesty International a year ago that U.S. strikes were killing civilians.

Monday’s strike in the al Shabaab stronghold of Jilib killed Mohamud Haji Salad, a site manager for Hormuud, Somalia’s biggest telecoms company, Hormuud said.

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