Somali forces begin moving to attack ISIS holding port town

BOSASSO -- Hundreds of pro-government Somali forces began moving toward the port town of Qandala on Monday for an offensive against Islamic State fighters who seized it last month, Qandala's mayor Jamac Mohamed Khurshe told Reuters.


The pro-government forces includes militia fighters, soldiers form the semi-autonomous region of Puntland and fighters from the same clan as Abdiqadir Mumin, the Somali insurgent leader who has pledged allegiance to Islamic State, Somali security officials said.


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