The Pentagon has denied claims from Somali-based militant group Al-Shabaab that one of its drones has crashed in the Horn of Africa country.
Somalia’s Islamist militant group Al-Shabaab has claimed responsibility for last month’s plane attack, which blew a hole in the side of an aircraft mid-air.
The laptop bomb that detonated on board a Somali passenger jet last week has been labelled a “sophisticated” device that made it through airport security, according to sources close to the investigation.
Investigations into Tuesday’s explosion aboard a Somali passenger plane have revealed the blast was likely caused by a laptop bomb.
Islamist terror group Al-Shabaab has reclaimed Somali port city Merka, according to residents in the area.
An explosion believed to be caused by a bomb onboard a Somali passenger plane has killed one and injured two.
Somalia is investigating recent air strikes carried out by Kenya amid claims of heavy civilian casualties.
At least 50 A-Shabaab suspects have been arrested by Somalia and African Union (AU) forces in a joint operation this week.
Kenya President Uhuru Kenyatta has confirmed that Kenya Defence Forces (KDF) will remain in Somalia, despite the withdrawal of troops from key bases within the country.
Kenyan forces have pulled out of two military bases in Somalia, according to local residents, including one recently attacked by Al-Shabaab militants.