Skip to comments.Militant base 'attacked from sea" in Somalia
Posted on 10/04/2013 11:20:16 PM PDT by Nextrush
Unidentified foreign forces have launched a night-time raid on a militant base in the south Somali town of Barawe from the sea, reports say.
A spokesman for the al-Shabab Islamist group told Reuters news agency that one of its fighters had been killed during the raid.......
Al-Shabab claimed responsibility last month for the deadly attack on a Kenyan shopping mall.....
According to the Somali news website Midnimo, two helicopters were also involved in the raid.....
"Westerners in boats attacked our base as Barawe beach and one was martyred from our side," Sheikh Abdiasis Abu Masab, described as al-Shabab's spokesman for military operations, told Reuters by phone......
(Excerpt) Read more at bbc.co.uk ...
Cleaning out a nest of pirates. Excellent. I hope every boat in the harbor now lies at the bottom.
Somalia needs to be a boat free zone for the next 40 years.
They need to be an Islam Free Zone!
I’m down with both. Go for a 200 mi coastal (land) zone to keep the place deflated.
Only one? The only good Islamist, is a.....Well, you know.
Shish-Kabob Al-Shabab, Be bop Be bop!
I hope they kill every fricken skinny that they can find
“We sleep safe in our beds because rough men stand ready in the night to visit violence on those who would do us harm.” ~ George Orwell
One if by land, and two if by sea ? Allah fubar!
Sounds like a failed mission, if only one pirate got to meet Allah in Hades. The West should be assisting them in every way possible, with their pursuit of martyrdom, only on OUR terms, not theirs!
My bet is the place and everybody in it has been wiped out.
To #11. I’m with you. Where the hell is napalm now that we need it? Oh, we signed a banning treaty under either Bush or Clinton.
Best weapon for cleaning out jungle sites, enemy convoys on the open desert, and Taliban fighters on the tops and sides of mountains in their ambushes.
But no, our ROEs wouldn’t let us fight like we were supposed to and more American soldiers keep getting killed.
Dempsey and the rest of the JCS should be courtmartialed and jailed for life for their near treasonous actions or inactions.
Unidentified foreign forces have launched a night-time raid on a militant base in the south Somali town of Barawe from the sea... "Westerners in boats attacked our base as Barawe beach and one was martyred from our side," Sheikh Abdiasis Abu Masab, described as al-Shabab's spokesman for military operations, told Reuters by phone.
Could be a private rescue operation. People can buy executive insurance. If captured by the bad guys, the insurance company will send commandos in to rescue you. Don’t know a lot about them but a few of their operations have made international news. The rescue teams are composed of former military spec-ops people, Rangers and Marines.
We understand that French troops injured Abu Diyad also known as Abu Ciyad, an al Shabaab leader from Chechnya. They killed his main guard who was also a foreigner. The main target was the Shabaab leader from Chechnya," an intelligence officer based in Mogadishu, who gave his name as Mohamed, told Reuters.
Sounds like an excellent free fire zone for some of our aging ship to shore missiles.
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