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Alshabab Financier Killed in Raid
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Alshabab Financier Killed in Raid

An Alshabaab financier Moallim Jelle was Wednesday night killed in a special operation conducted by Somali forces in Wanllaweyn, Mogadishu. In a statement by Information Minister Abdrahman Osman the operation aimed at capturing Jelle alive but resistance from his guards led to use of fire power. He was killed in the exchange of fire according to the Information Minister.   "During the operation the AS financier demonstrated hostile intent to Somali special forces and this resulted in the death of the Alshabaab financier despite every attempt to keep him alive" Osman stated. "This was a huge success for the Somali forces" he added.