08, Jan.07 ( Sh.M.Network)
- Ethiopian fighter jets have reportedly air bombed the town of
Afmadow in Lower Jubba region, southern Somalia.
from Afmadow and Dhobley near the Kenyan border indicate that Ethiopian
warplanes bombarded targets of Islamist suspects in the area. Remnants
of Islamist fighters are still believed to linger in ahideous jungle
in the district of Afmadow.
of the explosions remain unclear.
reporter Qorane in Dhobley said several contingents of government
soldiers were brought in Dhobley for securing the town that lies
closer to the Kenyan border.
government said it seized a jungle base where Islamists hid in southern
Somalia. The government also declared that Islamists were cornered
and that large number Islamist fighters gave up themselves.
government committee that was appointed on Sunday for the restoration
of security in Lower Jubba province has convened with tribal elders
on Monday. Qorane said, “The committee intends to embark up
on security operations in the region”.
The committee was appointed by Somalia’s defense minister
Barre Hirale in a decree he issued yesterday.
news comes as Somalia’s president Abdulahi Yusuf Ahmed has
arrived in Mogadishu Monday afternoon.
was well received by senior government officials, including Prime
Minister Ali Mohammed Gedi.
president was accommodated at Somalia’s presidential palace,
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