The Somali National Army has seized four new strategic villages from Al-Shabaab militant group in Lower Juba region on Sunday.
The operations conducted by the government troops have taken the control of some villages including Janay Abdale, Hilishid, Mayonde and Garasceebe under Lower Juba region.
Lieutenant Ismail Abdimalik Moalim, the commander of the 16th brigade of the Danab forces, said the operations would continue until the troops reached all the areas controlled by AL-Shabab fighters.
The commander of the Darwish forces in the Jubbaland region told the media that he had begun operations against militias in the central town of Buale but still needs more effort to capture.
The forces have been conducting operations against al-Shabaab in the Lower Juba region in recent days to flash out Al-Shabab militant group in the region.