Two Somali soldiers killed in an ambush attack in Gedo
(Sh. M. Network)-At least two soldiers are reportedly killed after gunnies launched an ambush attack on Somali government troops in Gedo province, southwest of the country, residents said on Saturday.
The attack came after heavily armed gunnies attacked on a convoy of vehicles carrying the government army at Tuulo-Barwaqo township, a village sits between Bald-Hawo and Garbaharey towns near Somali border along withKenya. Two government soldiers reported dead.
"The army convoy was traveling from Balad-Hawo back to Garbaharey, the quiet provincial capital of Gedo when they were came under attack by gangs at Tuulo-Barwaqo area, some 22 kilometers north of Garbaharay," a resident told Shabelle Media by phone.
During the combat, the two parts used different weapons including rocket propelled grenades, mortars and machine guns, according to the local inhabitants.
No government Official in region has yet released any comment on the attack.
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