Somali forces Launches Massive Security Operations in Merca
(Sh. M. Network)--Security forces in Somalia's southern region of Lower Shabelle began massive security operations in the port city of Merca,100 Km south of Mogadishu, to wash out the insecurity acts by gangs, reports said.
"The Somali national army (SNA) are doing new security manoeuvre in the town. We are fighting insecurity and Al shabab remnants are one our main targets. The government will not allow anything that can cause insecurity," an army official said who asked anonymity.
Merca residents confirmed the operations in the city.
Pro-government troops with the assistance of the African Union
...a union consisting of 53 African states, most run by dictators of one flavor or another. The only all-African state not in the AU is Morocco. Established in 2002, the AU is the successor to the Organisation of African Unity (OAU), which was even less successful...
Mission Troops have pushed Al shabab out of Merca, the third-largest port inSouthern Somalia, without a fight.
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