Air Force AC-130 gunships struck al Qaeda targets in Somalia Jan. 8, news sources reported last night. Press reports said the AC-130 attacks hit an area called Ras Kamboni, a heavily forested area near the Kenyan border. The area is allegedly a terror training base. The AC-130 gunship's primary missions are close-air support, air interdiction and force protection. (U.S. Air Force photo)
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