Ethiopian army attack Al Shabab bases near Wajid town

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Addis Ababa, 5 April 2014 (WIC) - Ethiopian army of the African Union Forces in Bakool region, along with Somalia government forces,   attacked bases of the militant combatants of Al Shabab on Friday following a clean up operation, RBC Radio reports.

The confrontation between the joint forces and the militant fighters occurred in Bar village near Wajid town where the Al Shabab fighters set up their bases and used to continue a ban against the liberated towns in the south and central regions.

A spokesman for the regional administration said the joint forces destroyed the bases of the militants and took their area to secure.

The operation came days after Al Shabab banned the local transportation to operate in the towns seized by the government forces which forced civilians to flee from the towns due to shortage of food and water. (