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Key Al-Shabab Commander Captured

Authorities in Somalia say they have captured one of the most wanted al-Shabab commanders. Zakariye Ismail Hersi was captured in a raid Saturday morning in the town of El Wak near the border with Kenya. General Abbas Ibrahim Gurey, the commander of Somali government troops in the southern Gedo region, told VOA's Somali service that authorities received a tip from members of the public that al-Shabab suspects were hiding in a house. Gurey said that Hersi was captured with his...

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