US airstrikes in Somalia are killing civilians, Amnesty International says

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Allegations, which US officials deny, come as pace of strikes in Somalia escalate under the Trump administration

There is credible evidence that US military airstrikes in Somalia have killed or wounded nearly two dozen civilians, an international human rights group said Tuesday, charging that the Pentagon is not adequately investigating potential casualties.

US Africa Command officials immediately disputed the allegations laid out in a report by Amnesty International, and insisted that the military has investigated 18 cases of possible civilian casualties since 2017 and found that none were credible.

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