Security officials in Jubbaland State in Somalia paraded an al Shabaab arrested while he was assembling an improvised explosive device (IED). The suspect was arrested in a village located in the outskirts of Kismayo.
In a press conference, the forces displayed gadgets and IEDs confiscated during a security operation conducted by Jubbaland forces. intelligence officers said that the suspect was arrested alongside his accomplice who was injured in the altercation that led to the arrest and would be arraigned in court upon his recovery.
Security forces confiscated three landmines and called on the public to work hand in hand with the security forces so as to step up and maintain peace in the region. Intelligence indicates that Al-Shabab fighters have stepped attacks in the towns and villages liberated by Somali forces backed by Africa Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) during the holy of Ramadan