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Somali army forces kill 30 al-Shabab militants in Mudug region

Thursday April 25, 2024

Mogadishu (HOL) – Somali government forces, with support from international partners, conducted an operation in the Mudug region on Wednesday, killed at least 30 al-Shabab militants, according to government sources.

The Ministry of Information of the Federal Government announced in a press statement that the operation occurred in the Arfuuda area, located approximately 20 kilometers from the town of Harardhere.

The joint forces targeted two key centers during the operation: one used by the militant group for organizing attacks in the Mudug region, and another where they were preparing explosives.

The operation follows closely after government forces in the Hawadley area of the Middle Shabelle region thwarted an al-Shabab attack the previous day. The involved mine explosions and intense fighting, marks the third attempt by al-Shabaab in the Hawadley.


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