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SNA thwarts attack on Kismayo, kills 27 Shabaab militants

Storyline:National News

Somali forces Saturday killed 27 Al-Shabaab militants in Lower Jubba region in a deadly clash with the militants amid heightened offensives by the military.

The head of the 16th Brigade of the SNA Ismael Abdimalik was quoted by the state news agency SONNA noting the militants killed the militants and also seized two trucks loaded with explosives.

The army man said they laid ambush on the militants as they planned to drive to Kismayo to launch attacks. The incident happened in Buulo-Gadud.

More to follow.