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Somali National Army Kills 30 Al-Shabaab Militants in Mudug Region

Storyline:War on Al-Shabaab

GOOBJOOG NEWS | MOGADISHU: The Somali National Army with support from its international partners conducted an operation in Mudug region Wednesday, killing at least 30 Al-Shabaab militants.

According to the Ministry of Information of the Federal Government the operation occurred in the Arfuuda area, located approximately 20 kilometers from the town of Harardhere.

The joint forces targeted two key centers during the operation; one used by the militant group for organizing attacks in the Mudug region, and another where they were preparing explosives.

On Wednesday, government forces thwarted an attempted attack by the militants at Hawadley area in Middle Shabelle region which led to several militants killed, others wounded and several arrested.

The federal government has stated its commitment to wage a continuous war against the Al-Shabaab in collaboration with regional authorities until all parts of Somalia occupied by the group are liberated.