Somalia: Number 50 Airport re-opens
Mogadishu (RBC) the authorities of lower Shabelle province of Somalia mentioned that the Number 50 airport was re-opened yesterday after years of being a training compound for Al-shabab militants.
The presider of the lower shabelle region Abdulkadir Mohamed Noor who talked to the local radios announced that the airport was reopened yesterday for the first time after years of inactive. He added that A UN rented plane landed at the airport yesterday
He mentioned that the lower shabelle province is making progress and change after years of violence and destruction.
Shabelle region was among the provinces seized by the Somalia government forces along side with the AMISON troops from Al-shabab recently.
Marka town, the regional capital city of lower shabelle region is among the last towns liberated and captured by the allied forces from Al-shabab group and it was the second economical resources for A-shabab after the port city of Kismayo.
After Al-shabab withdrew its troops from the city the city is witnessed series of land mine explosions and hit and run attacks.
RBC News Office In Mogadishu.