somalia:Al-shabab over power ethio and Somali forces captured town

It has been reported that the waajid town in Bakol region has been captured by al-Shabaab militia in  the early Hours of this morning.

Al Shabaab  attacked the town from five different   positions therefore over powering both Somali and Ethiopian troops who has retreated from the town within two hours.


Residents said the terror group has launched multiple artillery fire towards Somalia and Ethiopian positions before entering the city.


Also, residents confirmed that the al-Shabaab fighters were able to take over the city with in few hours of fighting.

Al Shabaab has carried out various attacks Bakool region of southern Somalia.

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