Al Shabab militant group spokesman claimed a victory over yesterday’s fierce battle with Puntland security forces near the commercial port town of Bosasso.
The fighting broke on early in the morning and lasted for more than four hours, according to independent sources in Puntland.
The militant group’s spokesman Abdiasis Abu Mus’ab through a voice recorded posted online said his fighters killed 11 of Puntland security forces in Monday’s fight.
“We have managed to destroy one battle wagon vehicle used by the apostates” he added.
Meanwhile Colonel Jama Said who is the commander of the Puntland security forces in Bosasso said his men repulsed a fierce gun attack ad mortar shells by the militant fighters.
He has added the battle occurred at Suguri Valley near the Galgala mountains which has been a safe haven for the Al Shabab fighters in the region. dalsanradio.com