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Jubaland leader vows to push Al-shabab out of the region

Storyline:National News

Interim administration of Juba in Southern Somalia vowed to smoke out Al-Shabab from Juba and Gedo regions.

IJA leader Ahmed Mohamed Islam alias Ahmed Madoobe speaking to the local media outlets stated that Juba forces and African union peace-keeping troops are now ready to advance and capture Al-shabab controlled areas in the region.

“Early next year (2016) the joint forces will be able to uproot Al-Shabab from the region” Ahmed Madobe said.

Al-Shabab controls large swathes of remote areas in South and Central Somalia despite heavy operations jointly launched by government forces together with AMISOM troops