Somalia says kills 8 militants in southern region

0 Comment(s)Print E-mail Xinhua, January 12, 2021
Adjust font size:

MOGADISHU, Jan. 12 (Xinhua) -- Somali National Army (SNA) on Tuesday killed eight al-Shabab militants in a security operation in the southern region of Gedo, a military officer confirmed.

Ali Mohamed Mohamoud, SNA's 43rd commander said the army launched an attack on bases run by al-Shabab fighters in Bardhere town, inflicting casualties on them.

"Our forces destroyed many bases used by the militants and killed eight al-Shabab fighters including the militants' operational commander in Bardhere town named Zakarie Sheikh," Mohamoud said.

The latest incident came amid sustained operations by the government forces against al-Shabab militants in the southern regions. Enditem

Follow on Twitter and Facebook to join the conversation.
ChinaNews App Download
Print E-mail Bookmark and Share

Go to Forum >>0 Comment(s)

No comments.

Add your comments...

  • User Name Required
  • Your Comment
  • Enter the words you see:   
    Racist, abusive and off-topic comments may be removed by the moderator.
Send your storiesGet more from