Armed Al-Shabab militias have attacked a camp in the outskirts Bal'ad district of middle Shabelle on Monday.
According to Alshabab 2 military have been killed.
The armed men fled into the thicket immediately after the incident.
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On a statement Alshabab claimed responsibility and said they were behind the attack.
They also claim they took two AK 47s from the army and killed 2 soldiers.
The government is yet to establish the number of casualties.
Alshabab, Al-Qaeda linked group is fighting to establish its own rule. The group controls small sections of areas the region.