Somali National Army (SNA) has announced that its forces arrested a senior al-Shabab leader on Sunday during a security operation in the southern region.
The SNA official who led the operation said Ali Mohamed Adan who was in charge of the group’s terror operations in Lower Shabelle was captured in Janaale town.
A senior Al-Shabab operative, Ali Mohamed Adan was in charge of the group’s terror operations in Lower Shabelle region
“Somali National Army captured Ali Mohamed Adan, a senior Al-Shabab operative, who was in charge of the group’s terror operations in Lower Shabelle region,” SNA said through its military radio.
The military officials said Adan whose photo was circulated was suspected to be behind a series of terror attacks including planting of landmines along the key roads in the region. The army has vowed to intensify military operations to ensure they flush out all al-Shabab remnants in the areas which are still under al-Shabab control.
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