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Joint forces capture new areas in Bakol region

Storyline:National News

Federal government forces and African Union peace-keeping troops have retaken over new areas from Al-shabab in Bakol region.

Bakol region military commander Ahmed Mohamed Osman told Goob Joog FM that the joint forces are fully controlling many areas withdrawn by Al-shabab after Indian ocean operations has started.

Mr. Osman said the joint forces are determined to take over all the areas under the control of Al-shabab in the region.

The Federal government of Somalia has seized over three areas in the Lower Shabelle, Bakol and Hiran regions  since the military  offensive against Al-shabab  launched.

The joint forces is going  to capture Barawe district, the stronghold of Al-shabab in the Lower Shabelle region.