6 Al-Shabaab militants killed in Bula burte town

Mogadishu(SONNA)-Somali National Army on Saturday morning killed and several others injured after conducting military operation near Bula burte town in Hiiraan region in central Somalia, SONNA reported.

Hussein Hassan Jodah, SNA Commander in the area told Somali National News Agency that the forces destroyed bases for the terrorist militant group of al-Shabaab in the area during the operation which lasted several hours.

“SNA forces killed 6 al-Shabaab terrorist militants and injured several others and destroyed its bases near Bula burte town early on Saturday morning, we are still pursuing the operation against them”, Mr. Jodah said.

He did not comment on whether there were casualties on SNA forces so far.

But al-Shabaab militants said they attacked SNA and Djiboutian forces’ bases in Bula burte and Jalalaksi towns in the same region with mortar shells mid last night.

The operation by the Somali forces comes hours after the attack from al-Shabaab militants.

Source: Somali National News Agency