Somalia

Somalia Detains 300 Suspected Al-Shabaab Members

The largest mass arrest in months for the newly-formed government

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Somali National Army(SNA) have detained at least 300 suspected Al Shabab members in Mogadishu, the biggest mass arrest for months in the capital, police official said.

General Mohamed Hassan Maalin, the police chief of Benadir region for Somali government told reporters in Mogadishu that the massive operation was conducted in villages in Hodon district, to protect attacks in the capital by Al shabab militants.