Al-Shabaab operative in charge of IEDs detained in Marka


MARKA [SMN] – Somali government forces arrested an Al-Shabaab commander during an operation in Marka town, which is the capital Lower Shabelle region, south of Somalia.

Aweys Mayow, who was Al-Shabaab’s head of explosives has been captured as he was planting a landmine at a busy tea shop frequented by soldiers.

Somali army intensified security operations against Al-Shabaab in Lower Shabelle regions as the new president Hassan Sheikh Mohamud vowed to eradicate terrorist groups.


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