Somali soldiers kill 17 suspected of al-Shabab members

army Somalia He killed 17 suspected members of the al-Shabab terrorist organization this Wednesday afternoon. in a joint operation with regional militias near the town of Welmaro in the south of the country.

The Somali Armed Forces SONNA news agency alleged that the ‘neutralized’ persons were part of a suicide group and most were foreigners.

During the day on Tuesday, the Army announced the killing of 50 alleged al-Shabaab members, including several senior officials, as part of an operation with local militias in the Lower Juba region (south). Also the Somali Army Caught several alleged members of jihadist group linked to al-Qaedaweapons and vehicles were confiscated, just days after a series of bombings in this region that killed dozens of al-Shabaab’s ranks.

Somalia has stepped up attacks on al-Shabaab in recent months, with the support of tribes and local militias, as part of a series of decisions by president Hassan Sheikh Mahmud, who pledged to centralize the fight against terrorism as soon as he took office. efforts to stabilize the African country.

Source: Informacion

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