The Ministry of Defense of Somalia said that an operation took place this morning in areas of the Bay region, killing the head of the al-Shabaab group in charge of financial affairs in the Bay region and other officials.
The Ministry of Defense said that this leader was in charge of Al-Shabaab extortion money that he used to take from the villages of Cadegeow Garar, Warta Dolar, Weley Bagal, and Ey-Duray villages in the Bay region.
The ministry said this operation was a heavy blow to the illegal activities of Al-Shabaab in the Bay region.
On the other hand, an operation carried out jointly by the XDS and international forces killed 10 members of Al-Shabaab, who were meeting in the area of Gumarka Cosobow Ali under Ruun-Nirgod district in the Middle Shabelle region.
A truck packed with explosives was also destroyed, according to the government
The government of Somalia is accelerating the war against al-Shabaab, receiving support from the airstrikes carried out by international friends.