Alshabaab militia has been a thorny issue in the East Africa region and their aggression had been quite unparalleled in this region. The current political stalemate that has rocked Somalia in the recent times has enabled them to flex their muscles and maim many civilians and security forces.
In the latest assault, the militia has killed five Jubaland security forces after their IED attack on Afmadow airport.
"At least five #Jubaland security forces killed, others injured in an IED attack at Afmadow airport in #Somalia's L/Jubba region. Residents confirmed."Morad news tweeted.
This attack come at the time ,the group become sophisticated in their attacks.They have perfected the use of improvised explosive devices and rocket launchers.They have also been involved in targeting important infrastructures and public utilities which includes airport and some popular hotels around the country.
Their recent sophistication has necessitated the imposition of sanctions and embargoes championed through UN by major powers like USA in collaboration with Somalian goverment.