4 December 2012

Somalia: Amisom Troops Bombard Somali Town

Afgoye — Witnesses say AMISOM forces have bombarded residential areas near Afgoye town, 30 Km northwest Mogadishu.

AMISOM forces based at Arbiska area fired at least 16 rockets on Dhanane location near Afgoye district, where is believed to be a hideout for Al shabab militants.

Hundreds of local Residents in the bombarded area have fled from their houses overnight after rounds of shells rained parts in the town. The causality figures on the civilians are yet ambiguous following the bombardment.

AMISOM force commanders have not commented the attack.

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