Somali forces have repulsed a major Al-Shabab attack on the town of Bardhere in Gedo region in the early hours of Tuesday. At least 13 people were with more than 20 injured.
Al-Shabaab fighters attacked the Jubbaland forces located at the bridge of Bardhere. But the Government troops have scored another victory as they failed Al-Shabab attempt to overrun Bardhere military base.
Two of the Al-Shabab militants who attacked Bardhere town earlier this morning was captured by Government forces.
Residents said it was the heaviest fighting in the town for 3 years.