Somalia: Al-Shabaab terrorists attack Ethiopian troops in Gedo region

Casualties are feared as two roadside blasts targeted an Ethiopian military convoy in Somalia’s southwestern Gedo region on Thursday, a security official said.

The attack took place between the towns of Luq and Shatalow, the official said, adding that investigation has been initiated.

Witnesses told Anadolu Agency the attacks were followed by heavy firefight between Ethiopian forces and al-Shabaab terrorists, who claimed responsibility for the attack.

The bombing comes a day after the group attacked African Union peacekeepers at a camp near the village of El Baraf in central Somalia, killing over 2 dozen Burundian soldiers.

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Source: Anadolu Agency