SNA forces kills (37) Al-Shabaab militants in Middle Shabelle region

Mogadishu (SONNA):The Somali National Army (SNA) forces has killed 37 al-Shabab militants in Middle Shabelle region amid the ongoing military operations to eradicate the extremists in southern Somalia.

“The Somali National Army (SNA) last night carried out a planned operation in the Galka-Harare area of Middle Shabelle where the militants were based, killing 37 al-Shabab militants and capturing two others,” SNA said in a statement.

The incident came after the government forces killed 15 al-Shabab militants including leaders during an operation in Gal-labashiir village in Middle Shabelle region on Friday.

SNA have intensified security operations against Al-Shabaab terrorist group as the country prepares to hold presidential and parliamentary elections within 60 days.

Source: Somali National News Agency