forces briefly took control of Southern Somali town of
Moalim Hashi Moamed Farah, a senior member of Al-Shabaab group said that their troops have captured the town briefly on Sunday after launching an attack on government forces which they have confiscated two war vehicles .
"Our forces burnt down four military vehicles from the enemy” said Moalin hashi referring to government forces.
The attack took place before noon of today but the Al-Shabaab group claimed that they have killed two government soldiers.
“It was a muscle show, we did not wish to capture but just a brief visit" said Moalim Hashi.
The leader of Al-Shabaab Islamic group Sheikh Muqtar Robow "Abuu Mansoor" delivered speech to the residents of Dinsoor district soon after they have taken control of the town, said Mohamed Abdiyow, a resident in Dinsoor district who spoke to Insidesomalia.org by the telephone line.
Abuu Mansuur said that his group will continue to fight against Somali government and Ethiopian troops unless Ethiopian government withdrew its forces from
Last month , Insurgent forces led by Abuu Mansoor briefly held Balli Dogle Airport, former Somali Air force base in Wanla weyn, 90km from the capital, Mogadishu.
Since allied Somali government and Ethiopian troops ousted Union of Islamic Courts on December 2006 insurgent believed to be remnants of UIC regrouped themselves and started launch day by day attacks against government and Ethiopian troops and recently extended their insurgency into other regions of Somali including Hiran, Bay and Bakol regions ad central
United Nations and local human rights organizations said that 6,000 people were killed and more than one million others fled from the capital since on December 2006 when fighting erupted in the capita