Al-Shabaab overrun army base, kill soldiers, take over metropolis



Al-Shabaab militants captured a metropolis in Somalia’s semi-independent Puntland place on Thursday, a senior respectable said, and the institution stated it had killed at the least sixty one soldiers inside the preventing.

“Al Shabaab attacked Af Urur city this morning. There had been few soldiers there and thus al Shabaab captured the city.

“it's far hard to recognize the casualties because the telecommunications were cut off,” Bari vicinity governor Yusuf Mohamed told Reuters.

The al Qaeda-related group said it had also killed sixty one infantrymen after over-running a military base inside the town.

“The quantity ought to rise since the operation continues to be underway,” Abdiasis AMusab, Al-Shabaab’s army spokesman stated in a declaration.

Musab stated their opponents had also seized weapons and motors from the base.

Al Shabaab’s insurgency goals to pressure out African Union peacekeepers, topple Somalia’s Western-sponsored government and impose its strict model of Islam on the Horn of Africa state.

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