Mustafe Cagjar: 600 Al-Shabaab militants have been killed in ten days of combating

‎Mogadishu – The President of the Somali Regional Government in Ethiopia, Mustafa Mohamed Cagjar, mentioned that 600 Al Shabab fighters have been killed through the newest conflict on the Somali border.‎

Cagjar made the feedback whereas addressing the Somali regional parliament, which raised questions on casualties within the combating. ‎

President Cagjar mentioned they thwarted a critical risk and efficiently repelled Al Shabaab fighters after ten days of fierce combating. He mentioned the excessive demise toll skilled by Al Shabaab fighters is an indication that they’re profitable the battle towards Al Shabab. ‎

“We believe that 600 Alshabab have been killed in the operations that have been going on in recent days. The people should know that we are at war,” the president mentioned.

Mustafa Cagjar mentioned they’re decided to defeat Alshabab and forestall them from spreading their ideology within the Somali area of Ethiopia. ‎

“They aimed to enter the area, bring in a large army and disperse into smaller groups. But we did not give them that opportunity. It is a mission they have failed,” President Cagjar mentioned. ‎

Three Al-Shabaab leaders, together with Fu’ad Mohamed Shangole, have been killed in a joint operation by the Ethiopian Defense Forces and Somali Regional Special Forces within the Aato space, the Ethiopian News Agency reported on Saturday.

Shangole, the topic of a $5 million bounty from the US authorities, reportedly took half within the frontline combating, in keeping with pro-Al-Shabaab media.

Al-Shabaab has denied that Fuad Shangole was killed throughout Saturday’s clashes, and there was no unbiased affirmation of his demise.

The president acknowledged that Al Shabab’s assaults have been attributable to the dearth of safe borders. However, he mentioned his authorities would take steps to create a buffer zone

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