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Allied forces foil Al-Shabaab attack in Halgan, Hiiraan region

Storyline:National News, Security

Somali army and AMISOM troops Sunday night repulsed Al-Shabaab attack in Halgan locality in Hiiraan region, central Somalia, government official said.

Area deputy commissioner Abdi Warsame told Goobjoog News the allied forces fought back and pushed Al-Shabaab fighters out of the place and now have full control.

“Our troops are now in charge of Halgan after they thwarted attempts by Al-Shabaab to retake it,” said Warsame.

There was however no reports of casualties. Al-Shabaab claimed it has inflicted losses to the forces but the claims cannot be independently verified.