Al-Shabaab has wreaked havoc throughout East Africa since the group began its insurgency 13 years ago in Somalia.
Jubaland military officials told the media that the regional troops have successfully repulsed the Al-Shabaab attack and inflicted losses upon the militants who later fled from the area.
The US-trained Puntland Security Force [PSF] is in its worst crisis its director resisted a dismissal by the state leader Said Abdullahi Deni last week.
They urged the international community to intervene in the election crisis in the Horn of Africa country before the situation gets out of control.
The ongoing election in Somalia drew local and international condemnations after the process has been hijacked by leaders at the Villa Somalia.
During the e-forum, the PM urged the leaders of the five regional states to ensure the election is free and fair as well as maintain transparency according to the September 17 electoral deal.
Capt. Mohamed Haji, a Somali police officer told Keydmedia English that the extremists fired a salvo of mortars at an Ethiopian military base and a Southwest state police station in the town.
Yasin, who is Qatar’s man in Somalia travels frequently to Doha as he tries to continue his influence in Mogadishu. He is currently serving as national security advisor to Farmajo.
Puntland, Jubaland, and HirShabelle are yet to kick off the voting exercise due to internal crises and disputes in the polling stations.
The latest reports indicate that members of Darwish forces have joined the mutiny, saying they are not ready to fight against their fellow soldiers fighting for their rights.
The election is in Somalia has drawn a boycott by the opposition candidates after witnessing voter fraud and irregularities.
The opposition candidates have expressed concerns over the electoral fraud and lack of transparency of the voting process in the Lower House election.