Somali army repels Al-Shabaab attack in Hiran region

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BELEDWEYNE [SMN] – Heavy fighting took place on Thursday morning in the area of ​​Beerhani, on the western side of the city of Beledweyne in the capital of the Hiraan region.

 

The battle between the SNA and Al-Shabaab came after militants attacked the army base in the area where both sides exchanged heavy and small weapons that lasted for hours.

The army officers said that they defended themselves from the attack and that the warring parties suffered casualties, although it cannot be officially confirmed.

There are operations against Al-Shabaab in the Hiran region by the army in cooperation with the local people, who gained control of dozens of villages since August.

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