The President of Puntland has visited Qandala, strategic coastal town in Bari province which has been recently recovered from IS militants, Villa Puntland Reports.
H.E Abdiweli Mohamed Ali Gaas along with a large delegation including senior government officials cordially welcomed in the historic seaside town by hundreds of local residents.
Militants loyal to the notorious terrorists group, IS seized the control of Qandala on 26th October. Puntland government subsequently summoned military commanders and mobilised the forces for an offensive against the militants in Qandala.
Puntland military forces have later recaptured the town from the IS fighters on early December, flashing out the militants.