Al Shabaab to re-start importing charcoal from lower Shabelle region

Baraawe (mareeg) – News sources from Barawe town in lower Shabelle region suggest that AL-Shabab militants in Barawe town again allowed importing charcoal from Barawe town in lower province.Al-Shabab officials who spoke to radio speaks with AL-Shabab’s mouth located in Barawe town broadcast that AL-Shabab freed charcoal importing from coastal city of  Barawe . Somali’s AL-Qaeda linked group of Al-shabab recently stopped importing charcoal from Barawe town in lower Shabelle province.Local residents in Barawe town told Shabelle Media station in Mogadishu that following allowance of AL-Shabab importing charcoal from the town that loaded trucks with charcoal reached at the town.AL-Shabab rejected already importing charcoal from the port city of Kismayo in lower Juba region.United nation imposed ban on Somali charcoal trade after the charcoal business had become Al-Shabaab’s most lucrative source of income, according to the UN Monitoring Group on Somalia and Eritrea.