PSF says it thwarts Al-Shabab attack in Galgala Mountains, killing 13 fighters

PSF soldiers in Galgala Mountains. [File Photo]
Garowe-(Puntland Mirror) Puntland Security Forces (PSF) on Saturday said they have foiled an attack that Al-Shabab planned to target Puntland military bases in Galgala hills.

“PSF forces carried out an operation in the areas of Diindigle and Madarshoon, targeting 67 Al-Shabab fighters who were planning to launch ambush attack on army bases of Puntland in Galgala, Balikadar and Karin,” it said in a statement posted on Facebook.

PSF said it has killed 13 Al-Shabab members in the operation, and destroyed its hideouts in the area.

Puntland government forces and Al-Shabab terrorist militant are fighting in Galgala Mountains since 2010.


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