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2018-02-21 Africa Horn
Somali Army Repels Al Shabaab After Attack In Qoryooley District
[RADIOSHABELLE] Somali government forces have repelled al-Shabaab
... the Islamic version of the old Somali warlord...
after an attack on Qoryooley, the southern agriculture-rich in Lower Shabelle region on Monday night, officials said.

The troops remained control of a town after Al-Shabaab holy warriors stormed an army base there last night, causing heavy festivities in which led to an unknown number of casualties.

"We chased al-Shabaab out of the town," said a military officer, who spoke to Radio Shabelle, on condition of anonymity because he was not authorized to speak to the media.

Sources in the town said at least two civilians were maimed in the fighting between Al-Shabaab and Somali National Army [SNA] forces and admitted to local a hospital.

Residents confirmed fighting had ended and that the holy warriors had left the town.

Posted by Fred 2018-02-21 00:00|| E-Mail|| Front Page|| [248 views ]  Top
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