Somali Govt forces, partners kill over Al-Shabaab militants, take town

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MOGADISHU [SMN] – The Somali government has announced that Al-Shabaab has been removed from El-Dheere area in the Middle Shabelle region following a deadly operation.

 

The deputy Minister of Information of Somalia Abdirahman Al-Adala has confirmed that the government forces with the help of the local people have completely taken over the area.

The minister said that more than 100 members, including leaders, of Al-Shabaab were killed in the operation, which received air support from Somalia’s international partners.

On the other hand, Al-Shabaab has not yet commented on the government’s claim that many members of the group were killed in the El-Dheere operation.

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