Witnesses confirmed that the Al-Shabab fighters used heavy weaponry in the attack which took place on Tuesday night on the outskirts of Garbaharey, which sets near the to the country’s borders with its neighbors Ethiopia and Kenya.
The conflicts reportedly broke out late on Tuesday continuing overnight into early Wednesday when Al-Shabab fighters attacked Garbaharey district, targeting Somali government forces using mortar shells and artillery fire.
At least two people were confirmed killed and three others have been injured who were taken to a hospital in the town for treatment, according to local residents.
On Wednesday,The situation is calm and Somali forces are still in control of the areas near Garbaharey town, the capital of Gedo region, south west Somalia.
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