EL BARAF, Somalia – Heavily armed Al Shabaab militants have wrested full control of a key district in southern Somalia on Wednesday morning after the withdrawal of government troops, Garowe Online reports.
A resident said Somali National Army (SNA), along with African Union forces abandoned El Baraf town in the Middle Shabelle region, allowing Al Shabaab fighters to seize it without encountering a resistance.
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Security and Risk Report 15/03/23
MAST’s security report issue 365 is available to read now. In the Gulf of Guinea, two incidents have been reported in the period observed. Nigeria’s