Tension runs high in southern Somalia town after battle
(Sh.M.Network) -Tense situation and military movement between Somali government soldiers aiding by Kenyan military forces and Al-shabab bully boyz stir up sunday in Hayo village of Lower Jubba region of southern Somalia, according to the local residents.
Witnesses say there are around the town, military movement and reinforcement making by the joint forces of Somalia and Kenyan army against Al-shabab fighters in several parts of Lower Jubba region on Sunday morning, sparking off fear among locals.
Ismail Sahardiid, the force commander of Somali government troops in the region said while giving an interview with Shabelle Media station from Hayo that many fighters loyal to Al shabab bully boyz were killed and several battle wagons have been burnt in an offensive by TFG and Kenyan military at Hayo area overnight.
"We managed to take over fully the control of Hayo after the combat. Our soldiers are now maintaining the law and order the in area where the bully boyz were driven out shortly after the allied forces entered," he added.
Posted by: Fred