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Col. Arale: the road linking Eel-bur and Dhusamareb is open

Storyline:National News

Somalia national army officials in in Galgadud region confirmed that the road linking Eel-bur to Dhusamareb is open after federal government forces clashed with Al-shabab in the area.

Col. Mohamed Kariye Arale, one of the federal government officials in the region told Goobjoog FM that the government forces have succeeded to open the blocked roads after brief confrontation with Al-shabab in the region.

Mr. Arale stated that the government forces have killed a number of Al-shabab members during the fight in the region.

Federal government forces backed by African Union troops have seized a number of areas in the region from Al-shabab since operation Indian Ocean launched.