Senior Al-Shabab leader killed by Somali forces in Gedo region

Senior Al-Shabab leader killed by Somali forces in Gedo region. [Photo: Archive]
Senior Al-Shabab leader killed by Somali forces in Gedo region. [Photo: Archive]
Mogadishu-(Puntland Mirror) Somalia’s government forces in Gedo region have killed a senior Al-Shabab commander, sources said.

It named the dead commander as Abdullahi Qannas who was Al-Shabab commander in Gedo region.

The killing took place on Sunday night in Tulo-barwaqo village when the government forces attacked a convoy of Al-Shabab fighters who are heading to training camp located there, according to the sources.

Tulo-barwaqo, located about 18 km from Garbaharey town, the capital region of Gedo.

In the past few years, dozens of Al-Shabab senior leaders were killed in US airstrike and attack by Somali forces.

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