Somalia: Jubaland Security forces arrested Al-Shabaab fighters planting roadside bomb

Kismayo (HAN) September 12, 2014 – Regional defense and National security news. Jubba interim administration security forces have detained two Al-Shabaab militants who were caught planting a bomb on a road in Kismayo, the regional capital of Lower Jubba and the Jubba administration center.

The administration security forces have told the press that the two men were caught in the act.

“They are under the security forces custody and will be brought before court of law,” said Abdinasir, Jubba interim security officer.

The Al-Shabaab  men were suspected to be members of the Somalia’s Al-Qaeda affiliated militants operating some parts of the Southern Somalia. Kismayo, the capital of Jubba Interim administration has recently experienced calm, after regional tribal leaders agreed to reconcile their differences, according to the Vice president of Jubaland Authority Abdulqadir Lugadheere.

 

Photo: Ahmed Mohamed Madobe, leader of the Jubba interim administration, speaks during a meeting for the creation of a State of Jubaland in Kismayo


 

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