A top military commander and a soldier were killed on Saturday in a roadside bomb targets a Somali military vehicle, witnesses said. The explosion occurred near Gololey village, which is located between Balad and Jowhar.
The blast killed Yasin Abdi Tohow, a senior Somali military commander. Several soldiers sustained injuries.
HirShabelle President Ali Gudlawe Hussein spoke about the attack and confirmed Yasin’s death. He offered his condolences to the family of the former military officer.
Source: Somali Affairs