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SNA, Jubbaland forces hold off Shabaab attack in outskirts of Kismayu

Storyline:National News, Security

Somali National Army backed by Jubbaland forces fended off an attack by Al-Shabaab in Bar Sanguni area in the outskirts of Kismayu.

The fighting started after Al-Shabaab attacked government troops and Jubbaland forces in a security operation in the area.

According to the locals who spoke to the media, the fighting was fierce with heavy weapons and no casualties were reported still.

Federal Government military officials have not yet released any information about the fighting as the situation is relatively calm.

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