(20-11-23) BOSASO — The Puntland Intelligence and Security Agency (PISA) on Sunday evening successfully foiled a planned series of mine explosions in Bosaso, the capital of the Bari region, The agency neutralized the IEDs, planted by terrorists, which was placed at the entrance of a building occupied by a construction company.
Officials revealed that the targeted explosives, identified as guided landmines, were designed for remote detonation via mobile phones. This sophisticated mechanism of activation points to a high degree of planning and technical know-how by the perpetrators.
The thwarted attacks are attributed to the terrorist militias of Al-Shabaab and ISIS-Somalia (Daesh), known for their operations in the mountainous areas of the Bari region. PISA’s effective monitoring and intelligence gathering have been crucial in averting this potential disaster.
The Puntland government and PISA continue their unwavering commitment to counter-terrorism, emphasizing the importance of community support and cooperation in these efforts.