He disclosed that
several Al-Shabaab suspects were also nabbed during the
operation conducted in the wake of renewed attacks by the Al-Qaida
linked terror group in Somali capital.
Six Al-Shabaab high
ranking militants killed in southern Somalia
MOGADISHU Somalia (Xinhua) --
Six high ranking members of the Al-Qaida linked
terror group Al-Shabaab were on Friday killed in southern
Somalia’s Jubaland state during an operation by special forces.
The spokesman of security agencies in Jubaland, Sayid Ahmed
Mohamed Arab told reporters that the operation that led to the
death of six Al-Shabaab militants near the port town of Kismayo
"Our special forces carried out a successful operation at
Mugambow location in lower Juba region this morning and killed
six high ranking Al-Shabaab militants that were planning vicious
attacks against civilians," said Mohamed Arab.
He added that the covert operation targeting Al-Shabaab
hideouts will intensify in the days ahead.
Al-Shabaab fighters have staged numerous attacks against
civilians and security forces inside Somalia despite a
relentless onslaught to vanquish them.