Cago-Libaax (Sh. M. Network)-Heavily armed fighters belonging to Al shabab have today launched an ambush attack on military convoy vehicles carrying Somali government soldiers near the southern town of Afmadow, reports said.
According to the residents in Afmadow, the attack took place at Ago-Libah vicinity located on the outskirts of the town, killing at least four combatants.
Military sources said the forces have hit back the attack and killed four Al shabab fighters during the assault. There are No independent verifications on the claim.
Heavy fire of artillery, anti-aircraft rockets, anti-tank weapons, heavy and small machineguns were used in the battle, which started at 02:00 pm local time on Wednesday.
Al shabab officials were immediately unavailable for comments.
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