Somali Intelligence detain wanted Alshabaab in Mogadishu operation

Somali National Intelligence and Security Agency (NISA) has captured senior Alshabaab operative in Mogadishu.

Hassan Mohamed aka Hassan Fanah and ten others were detained after during operation in the outskirts of Mogadishu following intelligence tipoff.

Hassan Hanaf who defected from Alshabaab and joined ISIL late last year.

There was over 2000 USD bounty on his head by federal government.

His capture is key as fight against the group is concerned.

Somali National Army and AMISOM pushed Alshabaab out of most parts of the country since 2007.