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Somali army says kills 6 al-Shabab militants in southwest region
Last Updated: 2018-07-28 07:16 | Xinhua
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Somali soldiers on Friday killed six al-Shabab militants and injured several others during an operation near Wajid, a town in the southwest Bakool region, officials said.

"Southwest State Special Forces killed senior al-Shabab official Moalim Derow and five other fighters," Security Minister for Southwest State in Somalia Hassan Hussein Mohamed told reporters.

"Several others were injured and the forces recovered eight AK-47 rifles at Lafale location near Wajid district in Bakool region this morning," he added.

The military operations to flush out militants would continue, Mohamed said.

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