6 January 2013

Somalia: Mogadishu and Govt Controlled Areas Are Reliably Safe, Says Amisom Spokesman

Mogadishu — Amisom and Somali security have fully secured Mogadishu and there is a reliable security primarily in the capital and the rest of the regions under Amisom and government control, according to the spokesman of AU mission in Somalia Colonel Ali Hamud, who gave exclusive interview to Shabelle media network.

Colonel Hamud said that they did a lot in curtailing the number of violent acts by Al Shabab elements in Mogadishu and he stressd that Amisom and government security forces foiled many possible attacks by Al Shabab.

Amisom spokesman told that it is not only the capital that is safe but also the otherregions that have been liberated from the oppressive reigns of Al Shabab.

AMISOM has bases in most regions in south and central Somalia and its forces carry out daily security operations in those regions so the Somali civilians can live in peace.

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