Federal government forces backed by African Union peace-keeping troops have taken over new areas from Al-shabab in Galgadud region.
The administrator of Eel- Garas locality told Goobjoog FM that government forces together with AMISOM managed to seize the areas after confronting with Al-shabab militia.
The administrator stated that the forces launched security operations to maintain the security of the captured areas.
He added that the forces will soon advance to the remaining in the region under the control of Al-shabab.
The administrator urged the public to collaborate and give valuable tip off will enable the control of Al-shabab threats to the security forces.
Al-shabab declined to give immediate comment about this issue.