More than ten Al Shabab militants were killed and several were arrested near the ancient port city of Merca in the southern Lower Shebelle province of Somalia, Garowe Online reported citing state media reports.
The Somali army carried out an operation last night near Merca city where some militants were killed and several were captured alive.
More than 10 #AlShabab militants "killed", several captured alive during #Somali army operation near the port city of #Marka, 110Kms SW of #Mogadishu last night, state media reports. pic.twitter.com/TbozDkdEl7— Garowe Online (@radiogarowe) September 13, 2019
Further details are awaited.
This is a developing story.