Al Shabaab claimed responsibility for an assassination conducted in Hanan-Dheer. Dayniile district in the capital.
In an statement issued by the terror group, the assassinated victim was named Col. Mahamed Abdulle who according to the group is an government official, working for the 6th Brigade of SNA.
The FGS have not confirmed de killing of the Colonel.
Al Shabab conducts targeted killings in the capital on a regular basis, as a supplement to its main strategy of deploying VBIED tactics with the aim of killing the highest possible number of people.