Helicopters thought to be from United States military have launched a raid against Al shabaab militants at a camp in Southern Somalia on Saturday night, residents said.
The helicopters dropped foreign forces in Welmarow where Al -shabaab has a base.
The village is located about 65Km away from Jilib district in Middle Jubba region.
The America troops is said to have briefly engaged with militants.
The sides have unchanged heavy and small weaponry during the confrontation. There was no immediate confirmation of any casualties.