End of Al-Shabab era as army liberates more villages

Beledwayne With the support of locals, Somali National Army (SONNA) liberated strategic Booco village from Al-Shabaab radical group.

Hiiraan region Governor Ali Jeyte Osman, who is leading this successful operation, says several terrorist were killed during the clashes.

“Fortunately, no harm sustained one of the our brave soldiers. We are grateful how public so far are sharing information,” he told SONNA. “It’s the end of Al-Shabab ere in our province,” he added.

Booco area has been under terrorists control for more than 13 years. Residents cheered up at the arrival of the troops.

Elsewhere, Somali National Army took over Sina-dhaqo village, 35 KM south of Dhusamareb town, from Al-Shabaab radical group, killing scores of terrorists in the crossfires.

SNA command told Somali News Agency (SONNA) troops are hunting down other fugitive fighters besides of this area.

In the recent operations against al-Shabab by troops and residents, military officials said more than 200 militants were killed and cuptured over 30 villages.


Source: Somali National News Agency

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