Somalia's Al-Qaeda-linked Shebab rebels on Saturday confirmed their leader Ahmed Abdi Godane has died in a US air strike, their first official comment on his fate since the attack.
"The Shebab leader has been killed by a US drone on Monday, alongside two other comrades," the Shebab's military spokesman, Abdulaziz Abu Musab, told AFP in a brief statement, adding the group would shortly issue a full statement.
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