10 August 2014

Somalia: Al Shabaab Commander Shot Dead in Mogadishu

Photo: Tobin Jones/UN
Suspected al-Shabaab militants wait to be taken for interrogation during a joint night operation by the Somali security services and the African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM), in Mogadishu (file photo).

Somali National and inelegance security services has shot and killed a senior commander of Al Shabaab militant in Mogadishu's Hiliwaa district, according to Gov't officials.

The killed commander identified as Nur Baraxow fighting with Somali National forces before he was killed in northern in Somali capital, locals told Shabelle Media in Mogadishu.

The Somali Gov't Officials said that two with killed commander Baraxow surrendered to Somali National and inelegance security services in Hiliwaa administration.

Al Shabaab did not release a word from killing and arresting its soldiers in Mogadishu

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