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South-West State vows to flush out Al-Shabab from its region

Storyline:National News

Consultative meeting between the administration of South-West State and the National cohesion force committee was held in Baidoa.

The meeting was discussed on wide range issues including security and eradication Al-Shabab fighters.

Speaking at the meeting South-West minister for security, Abdifatah Gesey said that security forces of South-west state will launched massive security crackdown against Al-shabab in regions of the regional state.

“We have agreed upon to speed up annihilation of Al-Shabab fighters. There had been air raids against the fighters which weaken the power. Our forces together with African union peace-keeping troops are now ready to advance and capture Al-Shabab controlled areas in the region” he said.

Al-Shabab controls several small towns in South-west state despite heavy operations jointly launched by government forces together with AMISOM troops.