African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) and Somali troops captured a senior Al-Shabaab commander amid an operation in Somalia's Wanlaweyn, the mission said Saturday.
AMISOM said the Somali Special Forces supported by the AMISOM troops drew in the militant aggressors bastion in a deadly gun battle that saw the capture of one regional commander who is being cross examined over a progression of dread assaults in the locale.
AMISOM said its forces would seek and neutralize the militants agressors behind a progression of dread assaults in the Horn of Africa country.
Al-Shabaab aggressors have as of late expanded their assaults against AMISOM and Somali troops in Somalia, which brought about the loss of a few towns, despite the fact that the militants mostly held these towns briefly.
The AMISOM and Somali troops have likewise expanded air strikes campaigns in the war-torn nation, bringing about the execution of a several Al-Shabaab militants.