AU, Somali forces sharpen skills to curb threats posed by explosive devices

The African Union Mission and Somali National Army (SNA) military officers wrapped up a five-day training course aimed at enhancing joint capabilities in mitigating the threat posed by improvised explosive devices (IEDs).

Gerbi Kebede Regassa, AMISOM deputy force commander in charge of support and logistics said the UN counter-IED threat mitigation course will help in countering the threat posed by IEDs and ultimately in the implementation of the mission’s mandate.

“The presence of well-trained and better-equipped troops to combat such threats will help improve conditions on the ground, build confidence, and in the execution of the force mandate,” Regassa said in a statement issued in Mogadishu on Friday.

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Source: News Ghana