Puntland Forces Battle Al-Shabaab Operatives in Galgala Mountains, Kill over Dozen

Puntland government forces have battled Al-Shabaab operatives and killed over a dozen militants in Galgala Mountains.

According to latest military report referenced by open sources in Somalia, the fighting erupted after Al-Shabaab fighters launched an ambush on a Puntland military base in Afuruurshe area of Galgala Mountains in Bari region.

The government forces responded with fierce gun fire, killed more than 12 fighters of the Al-Qaeda linked Al-Shabaab, official Al-Qaeda branch in Somalia.

Overwhelmed by the forces, the militants retreated some with gun wounds. Reports further indicate the forces are still trailing the militants.

 

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