MOGADISHU (HAN) June 11.2016. Public Diplomacy & Regional Security News. Ethiopian troops and Somali National Forces killed 5 senior Al- Shabaab commanders and over 245 fighters, according to the Ethiopian Ministry of Defense. They repulsed an attack on a military outpost at Halgan, on the road between Belet Weyne and Buulo Burde, 300 kilometers from Mogadishu on early Thursday morning (June 9). Many others were captured and a huge quantity of weapons recovered. AMISOM forces remain in full control of Halgan town.