CAIRO, March 20 (KUNA) -- The Somali Army launched a military operation in the area between central Shabelle region and Galgaduud to ensure further security and stability. Somali National News Agency (SONNA) quoting a senior leader in the operation as saying that Al-Shabab militia is forcing financial funds on Somali civilians during Ramadan.
The Somali Army doubled its efforts in carrying military operations to eliminate the remnants of Al-Qaeda-affiliated Al-Shabab militia in these areas. (end)