Somalia: Al Shabaab suspect arrested after operation
MOGADISHU – Somalia’s National Intelligence claimed to have captured an Al-Shabab member during an operation carried out near Mogadishu.
The spy agency says its security forces arrested an Al-Shabab’s Amniyat wing operative in Elasha area, just 15km west of Mogadishu.
The suspect was taken into Mogadishu for further interrogations. This is the second time the security agency captured Terrorist in the city
The Al-Qaida linked group al-Shabab launched deadly attack in Mogadishu for the last couple months.
The group stepped up attacks in the capital as part of its struggle to topple the Western-backed government of Somalia.