Al-Shabaab on Friday suffered a huge blow after several militants were killed in a deadly shootout with the military.
Somali National Army has confirmed gunning down 60 Al-Shabaab militants among them two commanders.
The army has confirmed that on Friday, they carried out an operation targeting Al-Shabaab Terrorists.
The brave soldiers ambushed them and rained on them a rare rain of bullets and bombs, killing dozens of them
SNA Troops conducted an operation earlier today against Al-Shabaab Terrorists. We received intelligence that the terrorists were grouped up outside of Sabiid & Canoole. Our brave soldiers killed 60 terrorists along with their commanders, notably Ali Kamiil and Hanbaleey," the army tweeted which sharing this video captured from the operation.
Al-Shaab had also tried to attack army bases in the Lower Shabelle region.
"Two senior Alshabab operatives, Ali Kamiil and Hanbaleey along with dozens of militants were killed after terrorists attempted to attack Somali National Army’s base in Sabiid and Anole villages in Lower Sh. Region on Friday, SNA commanders confirmed to State media," the source said.
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