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Somalia detains foreign jihadist

By Tajuddin
In Local News
Aug 11th, 2016
Somali National Army (SNA)

Somali National Army (SNA)

Mogadishu, Somalia (Xinhua + DIPLOMAT.SO) – Somalia security forces on Wednesday arrested five Al-Shabab militants, including a foreign jihadist commander in central Somalia.

Somali National Army Commander Ali Bashi Mohamed said the foreigner fighter, Said Abdullahi Abubakar (Al-Sudani) who is from Sudan, has been leading major attacks at the Somali government and Africa Union peacekeeping mission (AMISOM) bases in the Horn of Africa nation.

“The foreigner commander, Abubakar (Al-Sudani) from Sudan was arrested along four other militants in Galkayo town,” Mohamed said.

He said the jihadist is being interrogated by the security forces. “He will also provide the investigators with photos and more information on his terror activities in Somalia,” said Mohamed.

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