The extremist group al-Shabaab killed at least 20 people and set several vehicles on fire in the Hiran region on Saturday morning.
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extremist group al-shabab killed at least 20 people and torched several vehicles in the Hiran area on Saturday morning. Somali media and residents gave this information. Residents said the attack was a protest against local mobilization against the al-Qaeda-linked group.
Resident Hassan Abdullah told the Associated Press over the phone: ‘The victims were the driver and passenger carrying food items from Beltwene to Mahas and a total of seven trucks carrying food and vehicles used by the passengers were set on fire. was given.’ Al-Shabaab confirmed the attack and claimed 20 locally mobilized militia members had been killed.
The Somali government has condemned the “barbaric” attack and reiterated its support for local mobilization against the extremist group occupying significant parts of central and southern Somalia.
12 killed in al-Shabaab terror attack
It is worth noting that earlier also there was a terrorist attack on a hotel in Somalia’s capital Mogadishu. At least 12 people were killed in this attack. It was told that the terrorists of Al-Shabaab carried out this attack.
Al-Shabaab wants to root out Somalia government
Al-Shabaab is a terrorist organization. It was established in 2006. In fact, al-Shabaab wants to overthrow the Somalia government. It has tremendous dominance on the southern border of the country adjoining Kenya.
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