WASHINGTON — The US has carried out an air strike in Somalia, killing more than 150 fighters with the al Qaeda-linked Islamist group al-Shabaab, following US intelligence on preparations for a large-scale militant attack, the Pentagon said on Monday.The weekend strike using both manned and unmanned drone aircraft targeted al-Shabaab’s "Raso" training camp, a facility about 75km north of the capital Mogadishu, the Pentagon said.The US military said it had been monitoring the camp for several weeks before the strike and had gathered intelligence, including about an imminent threat posed by those in the camp."We know they were going to be departing the camp and that they posed an imminent threat to US and to Amisom, African Union mission in Somalia forces, that are in Somalia," said Pentagon spokesman Capt Jeff Davis.Capt Davis declined to disclose any specific information the US might have about the group’s intended target.Al-Shabaab could not be reached for comment.Somalia’s Foreign ...

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