KISMAYO (Sh.M.Network)—Somali and African Union forces launched Tuesday a sweep in the port city of Kismayo, and captured landmines and other explosive materials, reports said.
Witnesses in the city told Shabelle Media via telephone that the allied forces discovered landmines placed in a road and explosives in a a house during their security operations. Somali military officials in Kismayo, declined to comment further on the crackdown.
The operations followed after KDF announced last week that movement in and out of the town was being monitored at control points erected outside the town.
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