Somali National Army backed by local forces killed 30 terrorist members of Al-Shabaab after the group fighters attempted to carry out an attack at SNA base in Masagaway town in Galgudud region under Galmudug State in Somalia, SONNA reported Tuesday.
The forces had prior intelligence report over the terrorists' intention and movement in the region and they were prepared to take action against the militants trying to carry out the attack and the forces managed to foil the attack and disperse the terrorists in very skillful and bravery according to a statement released by the Ministry of Information, Culture and Tourism of the Federal Government of Somalia.
'Our forces with the support of local forces killed 30 terrorist of Al-Shabaab fighters and recovered three vehicles, the forces are still pursuing the militants escaping, and they also fled their dead bodies at the scene. Three of our soldiers were wounded in the fight and they are stable ', The statement said.
This comes as the operations by SNA with the support of local forces and International partners intensified in recent with more progress so far.
Source: Somali National News Agency