Unidentified war planes jets carried out airstrikes outside Jilib town, in Middle Jubba region early of Saturday.

According to reliable reports from the area, the target of the bombardment was leaders and other Al-Shabaab fighters who were in a village outside Jilib during the airstrike.

The commander being targetted in Saturday’s attack has not yet been identified.

No country has so far commented on the recent airstrikes against Al-Shabaab Middle Jubba region carried out by fighter jets.

US warplanes have previously conducted airstrikes against senior Al-Shabaab fighters in Southern Somalia.

Most of US airstrikes carried out in Southern Somalia took place in Lower Shabelle and Jubba regions where it is believed that Al-Qaeda linked Al-Shabaab training bases.

The bombardments also targeted training grounds and hideouts belonging to the group.