KISMAYO (Sh.M.Network)—Al shabab fighters have laid an ambush Kenya Defence Forces (KDF) at a rural village between Afmadow and Kismayo towns in southern Somalia, reports said.
The attack occurred on Saturday night in the main road linking Afmadow to the southern port city of Kismayo and both sides exchanged heavy gunfire that lasted for several hours, according to the locals.
“The Kenyan convoy was en route to Kismayo when the attack happened. People are feared dead during the combat,” a witness said, adding he could not confirm the casualties.
Al shabab was not available to reach for comments.
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