A picture of Al-Shabab flag. Four militants were killed by villagers over the weekend
At least 4 members of the Al-Sbabab terror group were rounded up and killed by villagers in Wanlawyen, North of Mogadishu over the weekend.
Self-organised locals infuriated with Al-Shabaab continuous extortion killed four militants including a senior leader who was in-charge of Zakawat in Wanlaweyn town of Somalia.
Wanlaweyn is a small town in the coastal southeastern Lower Shebelle region of Somalia. Situated around 50 miles northwest of the capital Mogadishu.
The fighting which initially broke out late Friday entered its second day on Saturday.
According to Omar Sheikh Mohamed, the head of the self-organised group, they killed four Al-Shabaab fighters including a senior Zakawat and operations officers.
Credible sources confirmed that bodies of slain fighters were brought to Wanlaweyn town. Al-Shabaab has not yet commented on victory claimed by locals in Lower Shabelle region over its fighters.
Read the original article on Dalsan Radio.
AllAfrica publishes around 600 reports a day from more than 150 news organizations and over 500 other institutions and individuals, representing a diversity of positions on every topic. We publish news and views ranging from vigorous opponents of governments to government publications and spokespersons. Publishers named above each report are responsible for their own content, which AllAfrica does not have the legal right to edit or correct.
Articles and commentaries that identify allAfrica.com as the publisher are produced or commissioned by AllAfrica. To address comments or complaints, please Contact us.
AllAfrica is a voice of, by and about Africa - aggregating, producing and distributing 600 news and information items daily from over 150 African news organizations and our own reporters to an African and global public. We operate from Cape Town, Dakar, Abuja, Monrovia, Nairobi and Washington DC.