Monday, March 20, 2017

Somalia: 7 Al-Shabab terrorists killed

(Mogadishu)  Eight Al-Shabaab terrorists were killed during a gun battle with Somali troops on Saturday night near Bay region in south west Somalia.  

Local officials revealed that a couple of soldiers from Somalia’s National Army  were also killed during the  overnight gun battle with the Al-Qaida-linked terrorists. Hassan Hussein Mohamed, minister in charge of rehabilitating militias in South West State, confirmed the death of the Eight Al-Shabaab Terrorists.
“They were killed during an operation that lasted several hours near Qansah-dhere town, while six officers from the Somalia National Army were also injured.”
Abdulle Ibrahim, a senior military officer in Qasahdhere told the local media that the fighting began after Somali government forces launched a security operation in the Qasahdhere area,
“Our forces conducted security operation in the area where al-shabaab militants  was, at least 8 people both from  al-shabaab and two Somali army members  has been  killed during the fighting  , the wounded people were rushed to Baidoa city hospitals for treatment”