The government forces comprising of military, police and other security forces intensified door to door search operations in suburbs of Baladwein town on Wednesday.
The troops launched strenuous manhunt following killing of traditional elders.
The security forces were seen patrolling the main roads of the town which curtailed the movement of people and vehicles.
This comes a week after unidentified gunmen killed a well known elder Ahmed Adan Siyar.
The security of Baladwein town was getting worse after series of attacks against traditional elders and politicians.