FILE - In this Feb. 13, 2012 file photo, an armed member of the militant group al-Shabab attends a rally in support of the merger of the Somali militant group al-Shabab with al-Qaida, on the outskirts of Mogadishu, Somalia. U.S. military forces targeted the Islamic extremist al-Shabab network in an operation Monday, Sept. 1, 2014 in Somalia, the Pentagon said. (AP Photo/File)

US military targets extremists in Somalia

Al-Shabab’s top leader was traveling in one of two vehicles hit Monday night in a U.S. military strike, a member of the Somali Islamic extre…