8 March 2014

Somalia: Casualties Caused By Battle Last Night in Lower Shabelle

At least 3 men died involved in the fighting died and dozens others were injured after fierce confrontations erupted in the Janaale area of the Lower Shabelle region.

This battle broke out after military bases for the Government's forces and AMISOM in Janaale were attacked by Al-Shabaab fighters.

During the intense clashes, it was reported that heavy and light ammunition was used and that Al-Shabaab quickly fled the scene almost immediately after the fighting ended.

The environment this morning is serene as it was confirmed by the locals and the Government troops as well as the AMISOM.

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