The Somali National Army, with the support of AMISOM troops, has today captured the town of Jawhar, 90 km northwest of Mogadishu.
The joint forces faced little resistance as the base for the al Shabaab as they have been pushed out of other “The capture of Jawhar will go a long way in Hiiran and the Lower and Middle Shabelle regions,” said Andrew Gutti. “Our joint forces are now consolidating the city’s defences residents to remain calm,” he added.
Gen Gutti congratulated the Somali National Army troops on the achievement noting that AMISOM was continuing to enhance through training and mentoring Army to train its troops within Somalia and at the Al Jazira Military Training Base.
Commercial activity across the country has picked up as businesses take remarkable improvements in the security situation commercial flights were launched between Mogadishu and the Beltweyne, the regional capital of Hiiran. This follows the launch last week of similar flights between Mogadishu and southern port city of Kismayo.