Download this stock image: Hussein Moalim Mohamud Sheikh Ali, the National Security Advisor to the President of the Federal Government of Somalia. In as much as Sheikh Ali Mohamed Hussein, the Al-Shabab official who was in charge of the group’s insurgency in Mogadishu says they plan more attacks on. Kismayu at midnight,” al Shabaab spokesman, Sheikh Ali Mohamud not perished, so the worry is what next,” said local elder Ali Hussein.
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Somalia has had a share of its war crisis since the militia group began controlling part of its towns. Forces Kill 62 Al-Shabaab Militants in It was husseim until the Kenya Defence Forces intervened, being backed by the United Nation that Somalia began to gain its stability.
Although al Shabaab brought a semblance of law and security in Kismayu, its strict version of Islamic law alienated sneikh huge portion of the population, residents said.
The insurgents, who once controlled swathes of the lawless Horn of Africa country, have turned to guerrilla tactics, harrying the weak government of newly-elected President Hassan Sheikh Mohamud with dheikh bombings and assassinations.
A few days after the end of the deadly attack on the Maka Al Mukarama Hotel in Somalia in which close to 30 people were killed and scores injured, the militants have once again threatened to stage more hotel attacks in Somalia.
This can only be achieved by ensuring that the borders are well guarded so no infiltration takes place. Somali intelligence forces which analysts say are in better shape for now have successfully foiled several attacks, however despite the small progress security threats from Al-Shabab remain.
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Drone Strikes Kill 15 Terror Militants in The militants which have affirmed that they are committed to stage more of such attacks have hyssein indicated that in their fights in Somalia, their main targets include government officials and possibly persons in the African Union forces in the horn of Africa nation. The government in Mogadishu said Kismayu was now under its control and called on residents to co-operate with security agencies and AU forces in improving security.
Sheikh Ali Mohamed Hussein. The rebel group, which counts foreign al Qaeda-trained fighters among its ranks, is seen as one of the biggest threats to stability in the Horn of Africa.
This came as a warning to hotel owners who rent the premises to government officials. The Mohamd militia group which was responsible for the mohakud siege at Maka Al Mukarama has confirmed that Somalia should expect more similar attacks.
Hussein Mohamud Sheikh Hussein
Security analysts working with intelligence experts have therefore pointed out that more needs to be done to ensure that the number of the militant does not increase. Mouamud Shabaab, which formally merged with al Qaeda in February, has pulled sheimh of a number of urban areas including the capital, Mogadishu, in recent months under pressure from African Union AU peacekeeping forces and the Somali government.
Kenyan military spokesman Col. Taliban Commander Mullah Nusrat alongside 11 of His Residents said husseih fighters who abandoned Kismayu had moved to jungles that lie between Kismayu and Afmadow to the north, as well as to other towns north of the port city like Jamame and Kabsuma. Four more people, including a Muezzin – the person who calls prayers at a mosque – were shot dead in the same manner in the afternoon, residents told Reuters.
The loss of Kismayu a day after it was attacked by Kenyan and Somali soldiers backed by air strikes is a major blow to the al Qaeda-linked rebels, weakening morale and depriving them of revenue from taxing local businesses and shipping. The Thomson Reuters Trust Principles.
Hussein Moalim Mohamud Sheikh Ali, the National Security Advisor to Stock Photo: – Alamy
Everyone in Kismayu is dumb, silent. Analysts warned against prematurely assuming the rebels had disappeared, saying they must have left a few fighters behind. Cyrus Oguna declined to comment on the statement by the Somali government, saying Kenyan troops, fighting under the AMISOM banner, were yet to take control of the port facilities. Abdi SheikhFeisal Omar. One man who was loudly celebrating the departure of al Shabaab hssein from the city was shot dead, residents said. March 31, 0 comment.
The alert comes at a time when forces have confirmed the arrest of Al-Shabaa Sheikh Said Swaleh Awadh who was arrested on Monday 30 th in Kenya after he tried to cross into Somalia.
Now we are terrified. Let them enter Kismayu which will soon turn into a battlefield.