7 February 2013

Somalia: Amisom Dismantles Terrorist Ambush Point

Dobley — Somali National Army with the support African Union troops today  dismantled an ambush position set up by the Al Qaeda linked Al Shabaab terror group in Gedo region of Somalia.

The joint forces conducted a surprise attack at the site in Mudale during which, the Al Shabaab militants suffered many causalities. Four AK 47 rifles, one double cabin vehicle and assorted communication equipment were recovered.

AMISOM Sector 2 Commander, Brigadier Anthony Ngere said that the operation had removed a threat to civilian movement between the towns of Mudale and Busaar.

"AMISOM is committed to protecting the security gains to ensure Somalia continues on the road to a sustainable peace," he said.

Source: Amisom

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