Heavy fighting near the village of Beerhana in Hiiraan
Beledweyne (AX) – Anti-Shabaab forces have clashed with the militant insurgent group near Beerhana village in Hiiraan region.
The battle came after Al Shabaab fighters crossed the Shabelle River and attacked a Ma’waisley post.
According to local reports, both sides exchanged heavy gunfire.
Although the official death toll in Beerhana remains unknown, residents expect casualties on both sides.
Al Shabaab has been launching attacks from western Hiiraan since they were driven from most of the villages on the eastern side of the Shabelle River.