Somalia: Baidoa Op Leads To Arrests As Landmine Attack Reported

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Somalia (Somali Commentator)-Southwest State security forces have captured 10 people on suspicion of being deadly suicide bombing masterminds.

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Security officials in Bay regional capital of Baidoa, said, apprehended Al Shabaab members tipped off police with the whereabouts of arrested suspects.

Among the captured is a garage owner whom authorities blamed for facilitating terror plots.

On Feb. 29, twin suicide attacks left 30 people killed and 60 others wounded, with high intensity explosions shredding the roofs of restaurants.

The targeted crowd was watching a football match in restaurants frequented by politicians and Diaspora.

Landmine blast  

Meanwhile in the outskirts of Baidoa, soldiers in technical suffered one loss and seven injuries after wadding into a minefield.

The army soldiers were heading to Daynunay when the Improvised Explosive Device (IED) hit.

Southwest State administration has coordinated anti-militants onslaughts with Somali National Army (SNA) and African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM).

The landmine blast coincides with mortar fire in the southern port city of Kismayo where shells injured four people.

Al Shabaab militants fled large chunk of territories as a result of squeezes by allied forces in central and southern Somalia.

SOURCE: GAROWEONLINE

 

 

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