Mogadishu, The Somali army announced today the
death of 9 members of the Al-Shabab militant group, linked to al-
Qaeda, including two leading figures in the group.
The army carried out a security operation, supported by troops from
the state of “Gopland” in southern Somalia, which resulted in the killing
of two senior leaders in Al-Shabab and seven other elements of the
group, according to the Somali News Agency.
The agency said that during the operation, the army destroyed a
military base where the militant of Al-Shabab group were stationed in
“Boli Haji” affiliated to the city of “Kismayo” capital of “Gopland.”
Source: Oman News Agency