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Somali Forces kill 14 militants, restore order in Bal’ad- FGS spokesman

Storyline:National News

Somali Government said Tuesday it killed 14 Al-Shabaab militants and pushed them out of Bal’ad town following a morning raid there.

Federal Government spokesman Mukhtar Ismail said the military inflicted harm on the militants and have now restored normalcy in the town. The militants are reported to have overrun Bal’ad town Tuesday morning following residents to flee.
Ismael said seven civilians were injured and one soldier killed in the town. Sources said the militants raided government buildings and other locations in the town.
 Al-Shabaab militants have launched several attacks in Bal’ad in recent months including laying ambush on allied Somali and African Union forces.