14 al-Shabab militants killed in southwestern Somalia

The Somali National Army (SNA) killed 14 al-Shabab militants during an onslaught in the Southwest State of Somalia, an official said on Saturday.

Ali Mohamed Habbad, the SNA commander for the 60th division, told Somali National News Agency (SONNA) that the troops also captured several militants and recovered weapons during the operation.

The militants tried to ambush the army at midnight, but they were defeated by the soldiers at the camp, Habbad was quoted as saying by SONNA.

Source(s): Xinhua News Agency

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