Somali Militants: International Forces Strike “Safe House”

The Somali Islamist militant group al-Shabab says foreign forces have staged a pre-dawn raid on one of the group’s “safe houses,” in an apparent attempt to kill an al-Qaida militant.

In a recorded statement, an al-Shabab spokesman confirmed the incident, saying some of the group’s fighters were in the house at the time. He said one militant was killed in the attack.

Witnesses told VOA foreign forces attacked a militant safe house early Saturday in the al-Shabab-controlled …