BAIDOA (Sh. M. Network)-The forces under theSomalia’s Transitional Federal Government (TFG) along with their allied Ethiopian troops reportedly captured several suspected Al shabab fighters and their weapons in Baidoa town, security officials said Wednesday.
Col. Mahad Abdirahman, The police commissioner of Bay region for TFG, told Shabelle Media that the alleged militants were taken into custody. He said the suspected will soon appear in court once the ongoing investigations are completed.
Mr.Abdirahman, asserted that the allied troops will continue their purge operations against security threats in the town, which has been hit a rise of security development since Al shabab quit.
A Somali government military commander in the town said his forces were moving to the outer edges of the town to ensure they had full control of it.
Baidoa is a city in south-central Somalia, situated 256 kilometres (159 mi) by road northwest of the capital Mogadishu. It is the capital of the Bay region.
On February 22, 2012 Ethiopia and the TFG recaptured the town.
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