Galmudug Vice- President says Al-Shabaab is now putting more pressure on Galmudug State

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The vice president of Galmudug state Ali Dahir Eid said that Al-Shabaab has recently put pressure on Galmudug areas and created insecurity in the region.

He said that Al-Shabaab members from Jubbaland and Hir-Shabelle regions had overrun Galmudug but were prevented from destabilizing the Galmudug state.

The vice president of Galmudug state Ali Dahir Eid added that in recent months, Galmudug and Somali government forces have been conducting operations to counter the Al-Shabaab insurgency in the region.

The statement of the vice president of Galmudug state Ali Dahir Eid comes at a time when the security situation in the region has deteriorated in recent months with attacks and explosions killing military officials.