Somali national army has conducted an operation targeted al-shabab officials in Arabow area about 50 km from Bu’ale district in middle Juba region.
The commander of the 16th Battalion of the Somali army, Colonel Ismail Abdimalik said troops killed three al shabab officer.
The commander reiterated that the operation which is aimed at flushing out al shabab militants from the regions continues.
The troops have killed a foreign al-shabab officer from Mali in West Africa named Abu Ayman.
The commander further stated the two other al shabab officers will be identified later on.