Somalia: Dozens of Youth Arrested in Mogadishu Operations


Mogadishu — Burundi troops who are part of African mission peacekeeping troops in Somalia conducted security operations in most suburbs in Mogadishu early today morning in efforts to heighten security in the capital, Mogadishu.

The early operations took place at Ex control Afgoye ,Siliga Amerikanka, Sebiano and Nastexo surburbs.

During the early operations, the major roads and streets of the above suburbs were heavily guarded by the troops who conducted house to house operations resulting to the arrests of many people of which majority of them were youth.

An eyewitness who talked to Shabelle radio via the telephone told us that the operations were conducted after two incidents of explosions occurred in Siliga Amerikanka and Sebiano suburbs in Mogadishu.

Government officials in Darkenley and Hodan districts which come under the above suburbs are yet to comment on today’s early operations.