Mogadishu (UNA-OIC) – The Somali National Army (SNA) destroyed the court premises of Al-Qaeda-linked militant group al-Shabaab in a military operation.
The operation that took place in the Lower Shabelle and Middle Shabelle regions resulted in the killing of the militia official in the Basra village, located on the outskirts of Bal’ad town in Middle Shabelle, and the seizure of a truck bomb prepared by extremist militias.
In a statement to SNA Radio, Chief of the Somali Armed Forces Brig. Gen. Odowaa Yusuf Rageh said the military operation is aimed at destroying the sites of al-Shabaab militias. He added that the armed forces succeeded in destroying the militants’ hideouts.