SNA, KDF troops engage Shabaab in deadly gunfight”
Heavy gunfight broke out between Kenyan defense forces (KDF), along with Somali National Army (SNA) and Al shabaab militants in Gedo region, south west of the country on Tuesday.
SNA and KDF forces have engage with Al shabaab militants in a shoot out in the outskirts of Busar area, 40Km east of the border town of El Wak, leaving 1 soldier and 9 militants dead.
A senior SNA officer who asked not to be named told Radio Shabelle the allied troops seized Busar from the Al shabaab militants during the offensive which began early on Tuesday.
Al shabaab is yet to release its own statement concerning the Somali military claim.