PRESS RELEASE (For Immediate Release) AMISOM Commends Astute Response of Somali Security Forces
Mogadishu – June 21st, 2015: The African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) commends the effective response of the Somali Security Forces to the attempted attack on civilians in Mogadishu, today.

The National Intelligence and Security Agency (NISA) together with other Somali security personnel responded in a timely manner and effectively thwarted yet another attempt at disrupting peace in Mogadishu.

The Head of AMISOM, Ambassador Maman Sidikou commends the Somali security forces and calls on all Somali citizens to work together with the security agencies and AMISOM to prevent and thwart any attacks, especially meant to cause harm during the holy month of Ramadan.

“The month of Ramadan is one of prayer, reflection and care for one another. Targeting and killing of innocent civilians is not acceptable. I appeal to all our Somali brothers and sisters to unite and support Somalia security forces and AMISOM in the battle against the enemies of peace and prosperity in Somalia,” said Amb. Sidikou.