At least 31 people have been killed, many more others wounded in the latest fighting between Al shabaab and Somali government troops in Bakool region on Thursday Idale News Online, Reports.
Confirming the incident, the deputy commissioner of Tiyeglow district Hussein Hassan Ibrahim said the fighting broke out when SNA clashed with militants at rural area near the town.
Hassan added that 31 people, including 21 Al shabaab fighters and 11 SNA soldiers have died in the battle which took place at Bulo Jadiid area, 30Km away from Tiyeglow town.
Residents said 20 people from both warring sides are among the casualties.
However, Al shabaab has not released any comment on the claim of the killing of 21 fighters in the gun-battle, but sources indicate that the sides have suffered heavy losses.