Egypt releases Somalia girl who killed driver for attempted rape
Al-Shabaab has recently attacked the area and killed soldiers, including commanders serving in the Somali military.
Al-Shabaab said it targeted a convoy transporting foreign officials with a car bomb around the heavily fortified city's airport on Wednesday noon.
The ambush sparked a fierce battle between the two sides who used heavy and small weapons, including RPGs and machines guns, according to the residents.
The decision comes amid a standoff over AMISOM's exit strategy between Somalia and African Union [AU] which proposed a hybrid force.
The outgoing president Farmajo was accused of interfering with the electoral process that led to voter fraud and manipulation.
Thousands migrated from rural areas in the Gedo and Lower Juba region after losing their livestock to the ongoing drought hitting hard most parts of Somalia.
Since a groundbreaking visit by Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan in 2011, Turkey and Somalia have enjoyed deep-rooted relations spanning several fields.
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 terror group has staged deadly attacks in Somalia and beyond borders, mainly in Kenya since the country sent troops to join AMISOM in 2012.
Jubaland has confirmed the assault on its spy agency camp in the border town on Saturday night, says at least one officer was killed and several others sustained wounds throughout the battle.
The security forces have also captured a suicide jacket heading to the capital at the main police checkpoint on the outskirts of the capital.
Al-Shabaab lost control of large swathes of territory in south and central regions in Somalia to the SNA and AMISOM.