MOGADISHU (Sh.M.Network)— Col. Ali Aden Houmed, a spokesman for African Union peacekeeping Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) refuted on Tuesday claims that an attack by Al-Shabaab insurgents on the troops’ convoy outside Mogadishu has burnt battle-wagons.
Speaking with Shabelle Media Network, Col. Ali Aden Houmed, said the claims were false and fabricated, adding that no armoured vehicle was destroyed in an explosion took place last night between Arbiska and Lafole vicinities located near Mogadishu.
“There was blast targeted convoy carrying our forces as they were heading to the recently secured district of Wanlaweyn on Baidoa corridor, just 90 Km away from Mogadishu on Monday night, wounding soldiers who have been admitted in AMISOM hospital,” he added.
However, AMISOM spokesman stated that the forces have carried out wash out security operations in the town of Wanlaweyn, and captured dozens of suspected Al shabab members.
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