Somali forces, backed by AMSIOM capture Al-Shabab stronghold in Jubaland

Jubaland forces.

Kismayo-(Puntland Mirror) The troops of Somali federal government and Jubaland administration backed by AMISOM on Thursday seized the Al-Shabab stronghold of Abdalla Birole.

The allied forces have launched an operation against Al-Shabab militants in Kismayo areas.

There are no reports on casualties yet.

The Abdalla Birole area lies in Lower Juba region of southern Somalia about 50km north-west of kismayo town.

Al-Shabab militants was pushed out of Kismayo in 2012 by Kenya troops and Jubaland forces.

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