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Somali army kills at least 40 al-Shabab terrorists in central region

Mogadishu, Somalia | XINHUA |  Somali National Army (SNA) said Sunday its elite forces Danab killed at least 40 al-Shabab militants during security operations carried out in the Middle Shabelle region, the central part of the country, Saturday. “During the operation, about 40 militants, including leaders, were killed and several …

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AU forces foil attack on military base in central Somalia

Mogadishu, Somalia | Xinhua | African Union Transition Mission in Somalia (ATMIS) repulsed a deadly pre-dawn attack by the al-Shabab militant group on its military camp in the central Somalia town of El Baraf, local security officials confirmed Tuesday. The local security officials told Radio Mogadishu that two loud explosions hit …

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AU mission lauds Ugandan troops for degrading al-Shabab in Somalia

Mogadishu, Somalia | Xinhua | The African Union Transition Mission in Somalia (ATMIS) has hailed the outgoing Ugandan troops for intensifying the fight against al-Shabab terrorists in the coastal Barawe region in southern Somalia. ATMIS Force Commander, Diomede Ndegeya awarded medals and certificates to the soldiers from battle Group 32 on …

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UN chief welcomes establishment of AU transition mission in Somalia

United Nations | Xinhua | UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Wednesday welcomed the recent establishment of the African Union Transition Mission in Somalia (ATMIS). Through a statement, the top UN official reiterated the “unwavering commitment” of the United Nations to Somalia and expressed his “full support” to ATMIS and the Somali …

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Somali army kills 5 al-Shabab terrorists

Mogadishu, Somalia | Xinhua | Somali National Army (SNA) said Sunday its forces killed five al-Shabab terrorists during a security operation conducted within the vicinity of Balad and Afgoye districts located northeast and southwest of Mogadishu respectively. The SNA commander who led the operation told Radio Mogadishu that several of …

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Somali forces kill 21 al-Shabab militants

Mogadishu, Somalia | Xinhua | The Somali National Army (SNA), backed by Galmudug regional forces, foiled an attack and killed 21 al-Shabab militants in a town in central Somalia on Sunday, said SNA officials. According to the SNA, four of its soldiers, including the commander of the 13th battalion of Sector …

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Al-Shabab commander surrenders to Somali army

Mogadishu, Somalia | Xinhua | An Al-Shabab commander surrendered to the Somali National Army (SNA) on Sunday in Wajid town in Bakool region, Southwest Somalia. Mohamed Nur, SNA army officer told reporters that Mohamed Kulow Ali who was in charge of the terror group’s operations in the southern region surrendered to …

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Al-Shabab leader surrenders in central Somalia amid operations

Mogadishu, Somalia | Xinhua | Somali National Army (SNA) confirmed Tuesday a senior al-Shabab leader surrendered to the government forces in the central town of Dhusamareb, the capital of Galmudug state. The SNA said Ali Ibrahim has been the head of the al-Qaida allied terrorist group’s health office in the Galgaduud …

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