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AMSIOM Says Alshabaab Group is Weakened

Mareeg.com- The spokesperson of AMISOM, Col. Ali Adan Hamud said Alshabaab are weakened that they are now running and confining themselves to certain towns in southern Somalia where they are a bit stronger such as Barawe, Jilib and Diinsoor.

 

The spokesperson of AMISOM, Col. Ali Adan Hamud said Alshabaab are weakened that they are now running and confining themselves to certain towns in southern Somalia where they are a bit stronger such as Barawe, Jilib and Diinsoor.

He said during the
AMISOM operation dubbed as ‘Operation Eagle’, AMISOM took over ten districts previously
occupied by Alshabaab including Yeed, Wajid, Buulabarde, Qoryooley, Eelbuur and
Hudur. He however noted that AMISOM needs more helicopters for planned
operations in the near future. He added that soon KDF’s AMISOM contingent will
start operations in Middle Jubba especially at the districts in that region
where Alshabaab controls.

According to Sunday
Standard newspaper from Kenya, UPDF’s AMISOM contingent said they were
committed to occupy Baware whereas KDF is committed to force Alshabaab out of
Jilib and Jamaame.