Somali forces “repulsed” an attack from Al-Shabaab

Somali government forces on Friday set afire and destroyed a vehicle full of explosives in Jilib Marka, Lower Shabelle region. Highly trained Danab forces carried out the planned operation.
The Somali National Army said that the burnt vehicle belonged to Al-Shabaab.
A military official who spoke to state media said the car they destroyed was packed with explosives. Al-Shabaab wanted to bring the vehicle into Mogadishu and carry out a deadly explosion, he said.
It is unknown if any casualties were reported during the operation, which was aimed at clearing al-Shabaab bases.

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