So now only Baardheere is left in the Gedo region. The TFG troops have taken
over Dollow, Beled-Xaawo, Luuq, Ceel-Waaq, and today Garbahareey.
GARBAHAAREY(tf.sf) Reports from Garbahaarey town, regional capital of Gedo southern Somalia confirmed the Somali military forces have taken over the control of the district after fierce fighting between government forces and Alshabaab militant which erupted early on Thursday morning in the outskirts of Garbahaarey.
Somali military commander in El-waq district in the region, Abdi Abdulla said after clashes with alshabaab government forces have completely seized whole the district.
Abdi Abdulla added they killed 35 of alshabaab fighters and seized battle wagons from Al-Qaida linked Alshabaab. Somali military commander in El-waq district in Gedo region underlined four of Somali military forces were injured in the heavy fighting.
Independent news sources confirmed that 20 people mainly warring sides have died the fighting which eased government to retake the strategic town from Alshabaab.
Somali military officials in Gedo region in southern Somalia already vowed that they planned to overpower al Qaida liked alshabaab during this month.