Fighters of the militant group of Al-Shabaab began to escape from joint military operations in southern Somalia, running to central Somalia, SONNA reported.
Somali National Army Commander, Gen. Mohamed Ahmed Teredisho told Somali National News Agency that Some of the militants occupied mountainous with big forest in Hiiraan region, Galgudud and Mudug regions in central Somalia.
” The terrorist militants are fleeing from Gedo, lower and middle Jubba regions after airstrikes and joint military operations of SNA and U.S forces there in this month, but We are going with their movements and fight them where ever they hide in”, Mr. Teredisho said.
Hassan Hussein Mohamed, Minister of Security for Southwest State in Somalia told SONNA that they are conducting military operations in Bay and Bokol regions at moment to defeat terrorists.
” I was in Bur-hakabo in Bay region yesterday and I am now in Wadjid town in Bakool region for arranging military operations against Al-Shabaab, we are ready to fight and liberates all areas under their control”, Mr. Mohamed said.