Somali Military Receives Vehicles From Turkey To Fight Al-Shabaab Militants
The war on the Al-Shabaab group in Somalia got a boost on Tuesday after Turkey donated vehicles to the Somali army.
The Turkish government has donated military vehicles to help fight in the fight against Al-Qaeda affiliated group Al-Shabaab who have been fighting the central government for over a decade.
Among equipment received by the Somali army include military trucks and Ambulances. The vehicles will be used by the Turkish trained to fight Al-Shabaab.
Somalia army chief, Gen. Odawa Yusuf Rageh said that the Turkish military supports key in fighting Somali-based al-Qaeda affiliated terror group al-Shabaab.
The Turkish government announced an aid of 30 million US dollars for Somalia on 5 August. The Turkish government also assists the Somali government in training soldiers.