Somali security forces seize cache of arms and Al shabaab members in Mogadishu
MOGADISHU, Somalia (KON) -- The security forces of Somalia's Federal government have detained a cache of weapons and members of the Al Qaeda-linked militant group of Al shabaab during an operation, KON reports.
During a pre-dawn operation, the country's national Intelligence and security agency (NISA) Soldiers have searched suspected house in Mogadishu's northern Deynile district following a tip-off from the local residents.
"At least 15 suspected Al shabaab members and their weapons during the operation in Deynile district on Sunday night. The local residents have contributed to this crackdown," said Bile Arbis, a deputy district commissioner.
He said the operation will continue until the overall security of Deynile district is assured. Al shabaab has been carrying out attacks against Somali police and military stations in the area since the group was ousted in the capital in 2011.
KON English News Service
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