Somali army arrest three Al-Shabaab terrorists

Somali National Army (SNA) arrested three senior Al-Shabaab militants including the group’s chief intelligence officer in charge of Janale town in Lower Shabelle region, officials said on Sunday.

SNA’s infantry commander, Abdihamid Mohamed told the state-media, the Somali National News Agency, that the army arrested the head of intelligence of the region for the group and two other members on Saturday afternoon.

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He lauded residents for sharing information with the army, noting their contribution have made major achievements in flushing out the militants who have been fighting to topple the internationally-backed government.

The latest arrest comes after the army recaptured Janale town in Lower Shabelle region which is about 90 km south of Mogadishu.

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