AMISOM convoy targeted in IED blasts in Somalia

Two simultaneous blasts ripped through a convoy carrying AU soldiers serving with AMISOM near Mahaday district in middle Shabelle region on Monday.

Sources said AMISOM convoy was targeted in remote-controlled land mine explosions as it drove between Biyo Adde and Mir Tuugo areas by Al shabaab.

AMISOM soldiers are reported to have suffered casualties in the blasts as one of their vehicle was destroyed in the IED attack near Mahaday town on Monday.

Al shabaab, the Somalia-based Al Qaeda-linked militants claimed responsibility for the attack, according to the online media affiliated with the group.

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