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Anti-Al-Shabaab Militia Group Now Spotted In This Region For The First Time

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By WawireCornel | self meida writer
Published 18 days ago - 13 views

Al Shabaab militia in a past event.

Residents of various areas of the Lower Shabelle region have been thrown into panic after news that an anti-Al Shabaab militia group, Ma’awisley, was spotted in various areas of the region.

According to the Voice of Africa (VOA) Journalist Harun Maruf, soldiers of this militia group were spotted in Leego, Yaaq Bariweyne, Beled Amiin in areas around Ballidogle airport.

This is the first time this militia group has been spotted in this part of Somali as they had previously operated in Middle Shabelle and Hiran regions.

However, it is still unclear why they have decided to move to some of the areas in the Lower Shabelle region.

"Self-organised, anti-Al-Shabaab militias known as Ma’awisley have been sighted in parts of Lower Shabelle region - in Leego, Yaaq Bariweyne, Beled Amiin in areas around Ballidogle airport. Ma’awisley operated in Middle Shabelle and Hiran regions; this is the first time for LS," wrote Harun Maruf.

Ma’awisley have been fighting the Al Shabaab in the Middle Shabelle and Hiiraan regions for a long time now. However, their intention to move to the Lower Shebelle region could be an indication that Al Shabaab militants have been spotted in the region.

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