Military reports from Somalia indicate that AU and SNA forces joint operations killed at least 10 Al-Shabaab militants and 20 others injured on Friday evening near Somalia’s southwestern town of Hudur.
Confirming about the joint raid by allied forces, Adam Abdi Abori, Deputy Governor of Hudur town which serves as capital city of Bakol region said 10 Al-Shabaab militants were killed and 20 others were wounded. During the raid, several others were arrested.
Abori said the security operation was still underway to rid off the town of the militants.
Al-Shabaab terrorist group is facing complete decimation in Somalia in the recent intensified offensives by allied groups.
The militants have made the life of Somali people difficult by constant raiding their villages, demanding Zakah and blocking of strategic supply roads used to reach poor people in remote villages.
The militant group wage attacks on the western backed government to impose strict version of Islamic law or Sharia.