A French raid in Somalia?

Probably.  Apparently not – turns out it was US spec ops forces who carried out this surgical, airborne strike – but they may have had French help…

Read the updated story on the BBC’s website.

Meanwhile, one local rebel leader praised the raid saying:  “We hope more aircraft will destroy the rest of al Shabaab, who have abused Islam and massacred Somalis.”

Read more on Reuters.

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