BUFOW (Sh.M.Network)— Al shabab militants have ambushed on Tuesday a convoy of military vehicles carrying Somali soldiers and their allied African Union forces outside the capital Mogadishu, reports said.
A witness told Shabelle Media Network that the surprise attack took place at Bufow area, just some 100 Km south of Mogadishu as the allied forces were travelling to the port city of Merce, the provincial capital of Lower Shabelle region.
There was no information on the figures of the casualties as a result of the fierce fighting on Tuesday between Somali forces together with AMISOM troops and Al shabab fighters.
No official from both sides was available to reach for further comments on the attack.
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