Several Al-Shabaab terrorists on Sunday were killed in military operation carried out in Somalia’s southwestern region.
According to South West State spokesman Noradin Abokar, the terrorists were killed in a joint operation by federal and state forces in Burhakaba district in Bay region.
The terrorists were hiding in the area and used to ambush public transport vehicles and demanding levies.
During the intelligence led operation, several others were captured in possession of small arms. Somali forces have been conducting heightened operations in the region, forcing the terrorists out of several hideout.