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US Donates Military Vehicles to Enhance Security Operations in Somalia


GOOBJOOG NEWS | MOGADISHU: The United States government has donated a fleet of military vehicles and ambulances to the Somali National Army to enhance its ongoing offensive against the Al-Shabaab.

While receiving the vehicles handed over by Shane L. Dixon, the Chargé d’Affaires at the US Embassy in Mogadishu Wednesday, Somali National Army commander Major General Ibrahim Sheikh Muhuyidin said the vehicles will be allocated to the 16th batallion of the DANAB Special Forces.

Major General Muhuddin Addow thanked the United States government for the prominent role it has taken in rebuilding the Somali army and for standing with the Somali people as the country rebuilds itself after decades of insecurity brought about by the Al-Shabaab militants.