Somalia army ‘seizes sheep and weapons from al-Shabaab’
MOGADISHU, A cache of weapons and 300 animals were seized from militant group al-Shabaab in an operation on Tuesday in Reydab village, 40km north of Baardheere in southern Somalia, the national army's radio station reported.
The militants had forcefully taken the animals from locals, it said.
The commander of the operation Ali Mohamed Hassan told the radio station that several militants were captured alive.
Al-Shabaab who want to overthrow the central government impose taxes on locals to fund their operations.
Source: NAM News Network