KISMAYO (Sh.M.Network) —Somali forces netted dozens of alleged Al shabab fighters during a security sweep inSomalia’s southern port city ofKismayo, reports said on Tuesday.
The forces focused their operations in some villages in the northern of city, where most of the arrests took place, according to the local residents. The Al shabab suspects are being held at police stations in Kismayo for investigations.
Somali and Kenyan forces are dealing with the alarming insecurity acts in the city after Al shabab militants declared their withdrawal early this month. Since then the city has seen a rampant security vacuum.
However, Officials have called on Kismayo residents to co-operate closely with Somali and Kenyan forces and report any dangerous or suspicious activity.
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