SNA Captures Alshabab Territories In Lower Shabelle
The Somali National Army (SNA) on Saturday took control of Mubarak areas of Awdhagle of lower Lower Shabelle.
Ismail Abdimalik Malin, commander of SNA's 16 unit told journalists the forces recovered Mubarak areas which were controlled Alshaba following a military operation.
"Our forces conducted a massive operation to the liberate areas under the terrorists," said the commander.
The commander also added the forces are still continuing with the operation to ensure all the militants are flushed out of the areas they still have control on.
Somali military backed by African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) has intensified the operations against al-Shabab fighters in South and central Somalia.
The group previously controlled many towns including the capital, the group now rules few remote areas in southern Somalia.
The capture of the areas added to several others regained in the recent by Somali National Army operations and is gradually reducing the militant group's hold of the regions in southern Somalia.