Somalia makes gains against Al-Shabaab extremists
Fifteen people have been killed and seventeen wounded after heavy fighting between Somali government forces backed by African union troops and Al-Shabab fighters.
Both sides have been using heavy weapons and shells have hit Bakara,the biggest market in Somalia.
Most clashes occurred in Hodan district where government and their Amisom allies managed to flush out Al-Shabab fighters
The wounded civilians were rushed to medina hospital where they are currently being treated.
The latest waves of clashes brought all business activities to standstill forcing businesses to look for safer areas to relocate.
At the end of October, Somalia saw its deadliest attack since 2017, 121 were people killed and 333 injured in a double car bombing in the capital, Mogadishu.