Somalia: Alshabaab Claims Responsibility for Killing 4 AMISOM Soldiers in the Outskirts of Mogadishu

At least four AMISOM soldiers have been killed after landmine targeting them went off in the outskirts of Mogadishu.

The attack took place in the vicinity of Elasha Biyaha Lower Shabelle region.

According to multiple sources within the vehicle ferrying AMISOM troops run through the remote-controlled landmine caught the soldiers off guard causing the death of four soldiers.

Alshabab, a Somali based terror group linked to Al-Qaeda claimed responsibility citing they have hit their target killing four AMISOM soldiers.

The government and AMISOM have not commented on the incident.

Al Shabaab was forced out of Mogadishu in 2011 and has since lost most of its other strongholds. But its fighters frequently carry out attacks in Mogadishu.

More From: Dalsan Radio

Don't Miss

AllAfrica publishes around 800 reports a day from more than 130 news organizations and over 500 other institutions and individuals, representing a diversity of positions on every topic. We publish news and views ranging from vigorous opponents of governments to government publications and spokespersons. Publishers named above each report are responsible for their own content, which AllAfrica does not have the legal right to edit or correct.

Articles and commentaries that identify as the publisher are produced or commissioned by AllAfrica. To address comments or complaints, please Contact us.