Somalia’s infantry commander General Mohamed Tahlil Bihi alongside officials including governor Ali Jayte Osman paid visit today to the front lines, where SNA and local people are fighting against alshabab.
Bihi has encouraged troops doubling anti-AlShabab terrorists offensives, putting soldiers full standby for advancing new operations.
On his side, Osman sent a strong warning to those who spreading misinformation about the nationwide military campaign against militants.
National Army on Friday took control of nine villages including strategic area Basra in Middle Shabelle region after a coordinated operation.
Defense Minister Abdulkadir Mohamed Nur told Somali National News Agency (SONNA) that troops also razed several AlShabab terror group barracks.
In exclusive phone interview, he pointed out that the enemy fled, and troops faced no resistance, meaning no clash and casualties or fatalities on side of the Somali National Army (SNA).