Security operation lunched by Somali security forces backed by African UnionMission In Somalia (AMISOM) in Baledweyne town has led to the arrest of several Al-Shabaab suspects on Monday evening.
The security officers conducted house to house search in different suburbs of the town following public tip off according to the police
The officials said that operation was meant to inspect and hunt down Al-Shabaab suspects and to enhance safety of the town.
According security officials the operations will continue until the security of the district is assured following recent attacks.
Baledweyn administration believes that armed groups have used residential areas to prepare attacks and then mingled with residents in the town to carry out coordinated attacks.