Government and AMISOM have captured Gol-weyn locality in the Lower Shabelle region .
On a statement posed on AMISOM’s twitter page the joint forces faced little resistance during the takeover. According to the security forces Gol -weyn has been a strategic base, where Al-shabab used to launch attacks on African peace-keeping and government forces in region.
The forces have carried out massive security crackdown in Gol-Weyn to keep the overall security of the locality.
Al-shabab declined to give comments about the ongoing offensive .