MOGADISHU (Horn Observer) Somalia government said on Thursday that its security forces conducted unilateral operation in Wanlaweyn district of Lower Shabelle region and killed Al Shabaab financier by the name of Moalim Jelle, meanwhile US forces killed four militants in an airstrike, officials said.
The operation, which was carried out by night of 27 December 2017 by Somali special forces, who met with fierce resistance from the Shabab financier, Moalim Jelle that resulrted the security forces to kill the Shabab financier, according to Somalia’s Minister of information, Eng. Abdirahman Omar Osman.
“During the operation the AS financier demonstrated hostile intent to Somali special forces and the Somali special forces were forced to defend themselves.” Eng. Abdirahman Omar Osman, Somalia’s Minister of information said in a Facebook post, “This resulted in the death of the AS financier despite every attempt to keep him alive.”