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Somalia says has taken control of key port from Al-Shabaab | New Arab

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In a broadcast on state-run television, Somali government-led forces claimed to have taken the port city of Harardhere and the neighboring town of Galcad in central Somalia’s Galmudug region. 

One of their biggest triumphs since beginning an attack against the Islamist organization last year, the government-led troops in Somalia have taken control of an Al-Shabaab stronghold on the coast of the Indian Ocean, the defense minister announced on Monday. According to a broadcast on state-run television by the defense minister, Abdulkadir Mohamed Nur, the forces had taken the port city of Harardhere and the neighboring town of Galcad in central Somalia’s Galmudug area. Together with militias, local forces from Galmudug, and soldiers from Puntland, a nearby territory, government forces conquered Eldheere, another  town in Galmudug 

Source: https://www.newarab.com/news/somalia-says-has-taken-control-key-port-al-shabaab 

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