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Somalia: Puntland Forces Seize Supplies Heading to Golis Mountains

December 16, 2012 12:34 pm GMT - Written by PP - Edited by PP

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16 December 2012

IMG_0703Puntland government forces have seized supplies intended for Al Shabaab  terrorist group hiding out in Golis Mountains (Galgala area) and arrested persons  involved in facilitating supplies to the terrorists.

IMG_0675Puntland security agencies received information regarding a truckload of supplies  heading to Galgala area and the truck and its driver-owner was stopped at a  police checkpoint in Puntland’s commercial city of Bossaso on Dec. 13, 2012.

IMG_0662The seized supplies consist of: 40-sacks containing raw foods, including rice, sugar, and flour; 11-cartons containing pasta, cooking oil, tuna fish cans, and tomatoes; 1-sack containing 48-pairs of shoes; and 5-cartons containing an  assortment of medicines, including anti-biotic drugs, intra-venous (IV) needles, and drugs used for anti-hemorrhaging purposes.
IMG_0659Puntland government forces arrested the driver-owner of the truck, and the driver-owner and others suspected of facilitating supplies to Al Shabaab terrorists  hiding out in Galgala area are under investigation and shall be brought to court.

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