Egypt releases Somalia girl who killed driver for attempted rape
The mission was established in June 2013 by the UN Security Council in support of the Federal Government of Somalia.
The terrorist group is facing defeats on several fronts in the south and central Somalia as the country goes to the polling stations.
The Senate election was marred by irregularities and massive corruption as regional leaders picked who they want to join in the parliament.
Rape cases have been on the rise in central Somalia for the past three years as many young girls perish in sexual assaults.
This is the deadliest offensive against Al-Shabaab as the group loses ground to Somali forces in the south and central regions.
The airstrike which was the third in the region within two months struck a convoy of vehicles carrying Al-Shabaab fighters.
After hearing his case, the top court sentenced the ISIS members to 15 years in military prison, and he has been given 30 days to appeal against the verdict.
The local officials have refuted the claims that 30 soldiers are dead, saying the attack was repulsed but one officer from the Galmudug army whose name was identified as Mohamed Ali Salad was killed in the battle.
Abukar was first seriously injured in an explosion which he later died at a hospital, his family and police confirmed. There was no immediate claim of responsibility for the attack.
The upcoming meeting will take place in Mogadishu this week as the Senate election failed to become a more transparent and fair vote.
Al-Shabaab pledged allegiance to Al-Qaeda in 2012, becoming its East Africa branch based in Somalia.
Hashi died passed away in the hospital’s ICU three days after he tested positive for the novel coronavirus, becoming the latest high-ranking official to die of the deadly virus in the country amid rises in the cases.