A coordinated U.S.-Somali airstrike killed five al-Shabaab members in the area of Saaxa Weyne in Somalia, on Thursday according to the U.S. Africa Command (AFRICOM). The airstrike targeted and took out leaders of the terrorist group.

The command said that no civilians were injured or killed as a result of the operation.

Chief of the Somali Armed Forces General Odowa Yusuf Rageh said that eight top al-Shabaab leaders were killed in the airstrike, including the group’s local area commander, Mukhtar Nurow.

There has been no comment yet from the leadership of al-Shabaab.