KISMAYO [SMN] – Jubaland forces have been conducting operations in Kismayo in recent hours.
The operation was carried out in the neighborhoods of the city, the capital of the interim Jubaland state, to ensure security.
A statement from the security command said that members of Al-Shabaab were arrested during the operation and that others were being pursued.
The security forces also appealed to the people of Kismayo to support the ongoing security operations there.
“We call on all Somalis, especially the people of Kismayo, to remain vigilant and support the operation to eradicate the remnants lurking in the city,” the statement said.
Kismayo has been rocked by insecurity in recent days, including bombings and assassinations claimed by Al-Shabaab.