Suspected US drone has fired at least 4 missiles on Al-Shabaab militant convoy.

Somali intelligence agency has confirmed the attack saying it was targeted at Al Shabaab senior officials’ convoy.

US drones and Kenyan fighter jets have regularly targeted Al Shabaab bases inside Somalia.

In November last year A US drone strike in Somalia has killed two senior members of the Islamist militant group Al Shabaab, including Ibrahim Ali the groups top explosives expert.

Al Shabaab is under pressure from from Somali forces and AMISOM troops which have launched operation dubbed Indian Ocean to cutoff it supply lines along the Somali coast.

Reports say the group has started withdrawing from main strong hold city of Barawe as the Somali troops and African union peacekeeping forces are advancing to the stronghold port city