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Training Concluded, 1,000 Troops To Take On Al Shabaab

June 15 2011


Around 1,000 Somali soldiers have just completed a training course in Ethiopia, reports the Shabelle Media Network (Mogadishu).

A graduation ceremony was held Monday in Dolow in southeastern Ethiopia.

Somalia's neighbors have held numerous training programs for the military of the transitional government in Mogadishu.

The graduating troops are expected to join operations against Al Shabaab in the Bay, Bakool and Gedo regions, said Defense Minister Abdihakim Hajji Mohamoud...

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