Reports from the district of Afgooye in Lower Shabelle region indicate that a massive security operation is underway in several neighbourhoods following insecurity experienced by the district. Security officials in the town described the move for securing Afgoye and surrounding area from elements of Al-Shabaab and also thwart their attacks. the operation mainly concentrates Hawo Tako neighbourhoods.
Two days ago, security operations in Afgooye were reported to have been seized by Al-Shabaab militants hiding in Afgoye district. Similarly, the security forces are conducting a massive investigation into the vehicles entering the city. Afgooye district recently experienced insecurity, however, the government deployed security forces to return normalcy.