Ethiopian soldiers killed bomb attack near Kismayo

da-696x522 (Shabelle News) — At least three Ethiopian soldiers serving with the African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) have been killed in a bomb attack occurred near Kismayo city in southern Somalia on Saturday.

According to local sources,  the AMISOM soldiers were killed after their military convoy came under a remotely detonated land mine attack at Bulu-Gadud village, some 35Km northeast of Kismayo city.

After the IED bomb attack, the AU troops retreated back to their bases in Kismayo, sources added. There was no immediate confirmation from the AMISOM about Today’s attack

On Friday, AMISOM force spokesperson Joe Kibet said Au forces alongside the Somali National Army (SNA), killed six Al-Shabaab militants in the same area in Lower Jubba region.

Mr Kibet said that there were no casualties on their side in Friday’s operation.

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