MOGADISHU (Sh.M.Network) — String of attacks have rocked on Monday across Somalia’s southern port city of Kismayo, 500 Km south of Mogadishu, wounding scores of people, including government soldiers, Witnesses and Officials said.
Aden Hirse Rufle, the Somali army spokesman in Jubba regions, confirmed to the independent Shebelle Media Network station that Al shabab agents attacked with grenades on several army positions in the city overnight.
The spokesman accused Al shabab of being behind the assaults, but declined to comment about the exact figures on the casualties following the attacks against their bases in Kismayo.
However, Somali government forces backed by African Union (AU) peacekeeping forces are spreading their control over territory run by Al-Shabaab rebels in the south of the Horn of Africa country.
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