Baladwayne, Hiran (MIC) — AMISOM troops on Saterday arrested 15 people and seized suicide vests, assault rifles and more than 50 hand grenades during a raid on a residential building in central Baladwayne, senior officials said.
Abdi Farah Laqanyo Salangi, Governor Hiiran region, said an investigation was under way to determine the identities of the men, whom he described as “terrorists,” and what they were planning to attack.
The raid comes as after hearing the al-shabab they want to attack the town.
The troops are recovered assorted weapons and explosives during the operation.
This the first time AMISOM troops raid in Baladwayne, capital of Hiran since 2012, when are there.
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