2 May 2014

Somalia: Al-Shabaab Fling Mortar Shells in Fahfahdun

According to news reports from Fafahdun in the Gedo region, Al-Shabaab Islamist militants launched numerous mortar shells in the town attacking Somali National Army and African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) bases.

Witnesses described to Shabelle that the shellings brought severe fatalities including death and casualties.

The Kenyan Defence Forces (KDF) under AMISOM suffered losses in the attack on the Gedo region.

Currently, the situation is peaceful in the town after AMISOM and government soldiers conducted search sweeps immediately after.

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