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Somali Officials Warn of Attacks by al-Shabab Faction

Somali authorities in the semi-autonomous region of Puntland have warned of potential attacks by an al-Shabab splinter faction that recently announced allegiance to the Islamic State (IS) group. Commander of Puntland forces General Said Mohamed Hersi has confirmed officially for the first time that al-Shabab fighters in Puntland had split into two factions. General Hersi told VOA's Somali service the new splinter faction is active in planning attacks in order to demonstrate that...

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