Somalia: Nine KDF soldiers killed, five injured in IED attack in Gedo

At least nine Kenya Defence Forces troops were killed when a vehicle they were traveling in was hit by an explosive in Gherille in Gedo in Somalia.

Officials said five others were injured in the incident that happened Monday afternoon.

This was after the lorry carrying the troops ran over an Improvised Explosive Device that had been set on the roadside by al-Shabaab militants operating in the area.
The lorry was in a convoy that had drawn water from a point inside Kenya and was crossing into Somalia for use when it happened at about 1 pm.

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Source: The Somali Link Newspaper