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12 Aug 2020 | 09:08 AM UTC

Somalia: Al-Shabaab militants attack Ba'adweyn village (Mudug region) August 12

Somalia News Alert

Clashes reported between Al-Shabaab militants and security forces in Ba'adweyn (Mudug region) on August 12; avoid the area

TIMEFRAME expected from 8/12/2020, 12:00 AM until 8/12/2020, 11:59 PM (Africa/Mogadishu). COUNTRY/REGION Ba'adweyn

Event

Al-Shabaab militants reportedly attacked the village of Ba'adweyn in the Mudug region on the morning of Wednesday, August 12. Heavy fighting has been reported in the area between the militants and local security forces. Unconfirmed reports suggest that there have been multiple casualties, although the number of fatalities from the incident is yet to be confirmed.

A heightened security presence, as well as further security operations, are likely in the area in the near term.  

Advice

Those in the Mudug region are advised to monitor developments, review personal security measures, and adhere to all instructions issued by local authorities. The security environment in Somalia remains complex. Professional security advice and support should be sought prior to travel.

 

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