Jubbaland Security mop up operation targeting key areas in Jubbaland has seen to the arrest of more than 60 wives of members of the terror group Harakat Al Shabaab Al Mujahideen.
The administration also expelled the arrested wives of militants from Kismayu, Jubbaland capital city. The women will be taken to areas that are still under militant control to stay with their husbands.The deportees (the wives) were transported from the capital of Lower Juba region, Kismayo, to Bulogadud settlement.
The Al Shabab wives were detained in an operation carried out by Jubaland soldiers in the coastal town of Kismayo after roadside bomb explosion tore through a vehicle carrying soldiers.
Intelligence analysis has revealed a possibility of the wives aiding their terrorist husbands in their terrorism activities. They could also be responsible for providing the terrorists with hideout when on their missions, apart from a possibility of supplying the militants with necessities.