MOGADISHU (HAN) August 23.2016. Public Diplomacy & Regional Security News. Somalia’s security forces on Monday arrested seven suspected Al-Shabaab militants in Beledweyne town in central Somalia’s Hiiraan region.
“The police conducted an operation throughout the town of Beledweyne this morning, and arrested seven suspects during the operation. We will do more investigation towards these men,” Beledweyne Police Commissioner Ali Dhuh Abdi told reporters.
The Somali army, together with AU forces, is battling the Al-Shabaab Islamist group, which stages periodic attacks in the country.