SNA Somali Military kills 37 Al-Shabaab fighters in Middle Shabelle Region
The Somali National Army (SNA) claimed that it killING 37 Al-Shabaab members in an operation in the Middle Shabelle region.
The military operation against the Somali-based al-Qaeda affiliated terror group took place in Galka Haraarey according to Somali military radio.
”The Somali National Army (SNA) last night carried out a planned operation in Galka Harareey area where the militants were stationed, killing 37 Al Shabaab militants and capturing two others,” SNA said in a Twiter post.
Military officials in the region who spoke to Radio Dalsan confirmed the operation.
The move came hours after the Somali military killed at least 20 al-Shabaab 15 fighters, including leaders and wounded more than 20 others in an operation in Gal-labashiir, Middle Shabelle Region.
Somali government forces have intensified operations against al-Shabab in southern regions, but the militants still control some rural areas in those regions, conducting ambushes and planting landmines