UK’s Development Minister meets with Somalia president
On the same day the terror group also attacked the National Intelligence and Security Agency in the capital Mogadishu.
Somali President Hassan Sheik Mohamud has condemned the attack that left at least twelve people dead.
The town of Kunturwaarey was controlled by Al-Shabaab until Sunday.
They were pushed out by African Union troops during an offensive which was also backed by government troops.
UK Minister Mitchell praised the Somali government and its people for their courage and commitment to fight against Al-Shabaab and progress in debt relief through economic reforms.