Eastern AfricaSomalia/April 15, 2019/Agency Reporter /No Comment/125 views /Somalia Somalia: Drone Kills Islamic State’s Second in Command in Somaliashare on:FacebookTwitter Google +Pinterest Tumblr Linked InEmailSend to Email Address:Your NameYour Email AddressEmail check failed, please try againCancel Somalia’s regional security minister has confirmed that the deputy leader of the Islamic State (IS) in the country has been killed by an airstrike from a drone. Minister Abdisalam Mohamed Gallan told VOA that Abdihakim Dhoqob was killed on Sunday when the car he was traveling in, was hit by a missile fired by an American drone. ALSO READ Tanzania: Magufuli Reaches Out to DiplomatsThe minister said the incident took place near Hiriro village located in Puntland’s Bari region. Several other militants were allegedly killed in the attack. Local media reports in Puntland said that Dhogob defected from Al-Shabaab and joined the IS and was responsible for tax businesses in the Bari regions largely controlled by the terror group. ALSO READ Somalia: Denmark Announces New Contribution of DKK 140 Million to Support Governance and Economic DevelopmentIt can be recalled that American forces are aiding international troops in battling against the terror groups in Somalia and have killed several top terror commanders over the last two years. Since over a decade, incessant and uncontrolled terrorist attacks by Al-Qaeda-affiliated Al Shabaab insurgents which are closely linked to the Islamic State are fighting Somali and international forces to install a Sharia state in Somalia. Leave A Comment Below Related Tags:Somalia share on: FacebookTwitter Google +Pinterest Tumblr Linked InEmailSend to Email Address:Your NameYour Email AddressEmail check failed, please try againCancel previous articleGhost ships of Lagos, a haven of crime | The Guardian Nigeria News – Nigeria and World Newsnext articleAFCON 2019: Super Eagles’ll be better with natural left footers, says DisuRelated Posts436 shares Eastern Africa/April 19, 2019 /No Comment Somalia: Cabinet Minister Loses Five Family Members in Cold Blood449 shares Eastern Africa/April 19, 2019 /No Comment Somalia: Brace for Longer Drought, Experts WarnSouth Africa: Why a High Court Dismissed Somali Claims for AsylumBurundi: Bahrain and Burundi Send New Ambassadors to SomaliaSomalia: IGAD Warns Against Food Insecurity in the CountrySomalia: Somaliland Leader Muse Bihi Abdi Leaves for UAESomalia: First ICT Strategy and Policy Guideline On the OffingSomalia: UK Works With Somali Forces to Respond to Sexual Violence in ConflictSomalia: Four Killed, 5 Injured in Mogadishu Car Bombing – PoliceSomalia: Seven Wounded in a Car Bomb Blast in Khartoum Leave a Response Cancel reply CommentName Email Sign me up for the newsletter! Notify me of follow-up comments by email. Notify me of new posts by email.