Egypt releases Somalia girl who killed driver for attempted rape
The Al-Qaeda-linked terrorist group has been waging attacks in Somalia and Kenya for a decade in an attempt to oust the government.
The Security forces raided the homes in the Deynile district within the northern part of the seaside city, nabbing suspects, mostly young men in the operation which comes ahead of the parliamentary election.
The terrorist group has captured a key town in the region early this month after the allied troops abandoned their bases without a fight.
Farhan Ahmed Abdi, who also works for Radio Galgadud was detained while in line of duty, covering a protest by local Tuk-Tuk drivers outside the administrative headquarters in Dhusamareb city.
Somali Police Chief together with Turkish Counsellor for Security and Interior Affairs attended the farewell ceremony held at Mogadishu Airport.
The attack came hours after the army chief General Odowa Yusuf Rage arrived in the central town for a troop visit.
The outgoing leader has been a close ally of Abiy for the past three years, making an alliance in East Africa with Afwerki.
There has been growing evidence that Somali soldiers moved from their training camps in Eritrea moved to Ethiopia and involved in the Tigray war.
The country's armed forces have routed terrorists from different towns and locations in the last few weeks as a massive military operations are underway in south and central regions.
The terrorist group has on the other hand intensified attacks in the country, targeting military bases.
Somalia's southern regions gained independence from Italy on this day 61 years ago and both south and north unified on 1 July 1960.
The US Africa command suspended counter-terrorism operations in the country last January before Biden stepped in the White House.