Mogadishu(SONNA)-Somali National Army killed six Al-Shabaab militants and injured several others at Arara area near Jamama town in lower lower Jubba region southern Somalia, SONNA reported.

Mukhtar Abdi Mohamed, Army Commander for the Jubbaland State forces confirmed to the media that the joint forces gained military achievements against terrorist militants Sunday.

” Six terrorist fighters killed and some others injured in Arare area, SNA and Jubbaland State forces recovered 2 Ak47 rifles, Al-Shabab fighters fought with us in the area, but the joint forces safe with no casualties”, He said.

The joint forces still pursue Al-Shabaab militants in the region.

The U.S on Saturday killed four Al-Shabaab fighters in the area after conducting an airstrike there.