Fighting Intensifies Between SNA & Al-Shabaab, Muuri Residents Flee Southern Somalia Village

Hundreds of Somalis continue to flee their homes in and around Muuri village which lies about 13 kilometers south of the agricultural town of Afgooye as fighting between SNA forces and Al-Shabaab terrorists intensify.

The exodus began after fierce fight broke between the government forces and the Al Qaeda affiliated Al-Shabaab terrorists two days ago.

Families reportedly have been seen leaving the village and the surrounding areas to K50 area in response to reports of intense fighting with K50 chief, Ali Noor Ali confirming of hundreds having reached the village.

SNA forces on Monday afternoon recaptured Muuri village which briefly had fallen under the control of Al-Shabaab fighters.

Al-Shabaab rammed up attacks against a Somali forces base in the Lower Shabelle region, but were successfully repulsed.

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