The Pentagon said the strikes were retaliation for a rocket attack in Iraq earlier this month.
A statement described the airstrikes as "defensive."
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The strikes employed twice as many weapons used as in the response to a Syrian chemical attack last year.
Both the U.S. Africa Command and Somalia’s government said the airstrike killed a member of the al-Qaida-linked al-Shabab.
The U.S. military promptly disputed the U.N. findings, finding fault with the report's verification methods.
The Afghanistan conflict just recorded the most U.S. airstrikes in a single month in nearly a decade.
The US military said it had targeted jihadists in an embattled opposition bastion in the northwest of the country.
A statement said an Afghan unit on the ground had told coalition forces that the area was clear of friendly forces.
U.S. Africa Command says that there have been no civilian casualties as a result of U.S. air strikes targeting al-Shabaab.
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