Somali National Army (SNA) attacked an Al-Shabaab stronghold at Goobaanle location, Lower Shabelle region, Somalia.
Goobaanle locality is an Al-Shabaab stronghold, following HUMINT from locals, SNA managed to overrun the militant bases in the location.
Goobaanle harbours militant dens (bases) where they hide their arsenal. Military intelligence reports point this locality as important to the militant group when plotting to carryout terror attacks.
SNA victory over terrorists is a victory to the population in the area and Somalis at large who are frequently affected in the terror attacks.
Somali national army has a unit of elite commandos trained by U.S. known as ‘danab’ which has vowed to track down Al-Shabaab wherever they are hiding across country with support from African Union peacekeepers (AMISOM).