At least 13 people have been killed after a US remote-controlled drone launched an attack in southern Somalia near the border with Kenya, Press TV reported. Witnesses told Press TV that the unmanned aerial vehicle fired several missiles on the outskirts of Bilis Qooqaani town, which is located 448 kilometers (278 miles) southwest of the capital Mogadishu, on Thursday morning. Thirteen people were killed and dozens of others were injured in the aerial attack. Thousands of local residents are also fleeing for their lives in the wake of US drone strikes in the area. Meanwhile, 25 people were killed and several others were injured after a US drone struck the outskirts of Afmadow city, situated in the middle of the Juba region and 620 kilometers (385 miles) south of Mogadishu, on Thursday.