The Somali National Army with support from allied forces in AMISOM has turned up the heat on Al Shabaab militants in the past week.
The Somali military, on Saturday, killed 12 Al Shabaab fighters in an operation carried out near Janale town of Lower Shabelle region. An unspecified number of militants were killed, others sustained serious injuries while some were captured alive
The SNA forces have also taken over six new areas from the Al Shabaab terror group in the same operation.
Meanwhile, the Kenyan police have arrested two people this week and seized four firearms, nine magazines and 203 bullets during an operation that was carried out in Isiolo town last week, this comes as security forces in the East Africa region continue to flush out Al Shabaab from their hideouts.