The Armed Forces, particularly the Military, the Special Forces, and the NISA have conducted a joint operation in villages along the Shabelle River.
The troops carried out the operation in Laanqeerta, Tokyo, Ceel Jaale, Ali Mahdi and Bolo Foliyo areas, which are located on the banks of the Shabelle River near Mogadishu.
Leading military officials said operations had been carried out in some areas carried out in Al-Shabaab courts in areas of the two Shabelle regions
The officials also said that members of Al-Shabaab were killed in the operation, who were harassing people in the areas where the operation took place.
Somali government forces have carried out several operations in the two Shabelle regions.