İlknur Şebnem Öztemel-TDO- Al Shabaab, so- called ‘’Islamist ‘’group has taken control of El Bur where is located in the Horn of Africa's semi-autonomous region of Galmudug, as Ethiopian forces left.
Sheikh Hassan Yaqub, al Shabaab’s governor for Galmudug's Galgadud region, said:"We captured it, there were no residents for over the three years Ethiopian troops controlled the town". He added,"We are sure residents will come back to the town ".
African Union mandated peacekeepingmission, AMISOM, to help the western-backed local government in order to end Al-Shabaab terror. Even though the mission made progress, the terrorist group still controls some rural areas, often launches guerrilla-style attacks and frequent bombings in Mogadishu.
Al-Shabaab wants to establish sharia rule in the country.