10 July 2018

Somalia: Army Command Announces Fresh Offensive Against Al-Shabab

The commander-in-chief of Somali national army [SNA] General Abdiweli Hussein Jama Gorod has announced a new anti-al Shabaab push. During a meeting with military officers, Gorod said they have readied an offensive aimed at flushing out Al-Shabaab from the remaining areas still under its control.

Abdullahi Ali Anod, the Somali National Army Commander has urged the young military officers to serve the nation honestly and take part the war on Al-Shabaab. General Gorod called on the SNA leading officials to prepare for a final push against Al Shabaab which is expected to be unleashed in the coming weeks.

Al-Shabaab has lost large ground to Somali and AU forces, but, the militants still control swathes of territory in south and central regions.


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