Heavy Fighting Breaks Out In the Lower Juba Region, Somalia

A heavy fighting between the Somali federal government troops alongside the Jubbaland and Al-Shabab occurred at the area of Muse Haji of Jubbaland.

The fighting started yesterday until late evening of last night, saying there were various casualties on both sides.

The federal government and Jubbaland troops left Baar Sanguuni for security operation but they were ambushed by the al-Shabaab fighters.

More than 15 people have been killed in the fighting, with more injuries on both sides.

Officials in Jubbaland say they killed 20 al-Shabab fighters, while al-Shabaab claimed victory.

The situation in the war-ravaged region remains volatile, with the Somali National Army and Jubaland forces are carrying out military movements in the region.

Goobjoog News

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