Heavy Fighting Between Government Troops and Alshabab in Bakol Region.

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El-Barde(BM)—government officials based in Elbarde town located in the southern somali region of Bakol confirmed to Shabelle radio that a heavy fighting between government troops and Alshabab fighters broke up early today morning.

The fighting broke up when Alshabab fighters attacked military bases manned by government troops.

The heavy fighting in which rockets and other heavy artilleries were fired against each other lasted for hours.

At least 5 soldiers from both fighting sides were confirmed dead and dozens injured during the heavy confrontation.

Government troops are claiming to have forced back the Alshabab fighters from the town and are in full control of El Barde town.

Government forces are trying to gain control of large parts of Bakol region as the major towns in the region are still under Alshabab control.


Sourcece shabelle radio.

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