Security forces in the semi-autonomous region of Puntland State intercepted a truck carrying explosive making material and arrested two terror operatives. The truck was from Baladwayne town and was headed to Hirshabelle State.
The security forces acting on intelligence intercepted the truck at the control point of Bosaso town and arrested two people who were in board suspected of having ties with the Al-Qaeda-linked Al-Shabaab terrorist group.
Apart from bomb making materials, military uniforms, cell phones, chargers vehicle number plates were recovered.
Security situation in Puntland remains shaky following entrant of ISIS faction that broke ways with Al-Shabaab. The group led by Abdikadir Muumin is responsible of terror activities in the region though more than 100 terror operatives including under age have been nabbed.