Blast hits Somali troops in Balad town
(Sh. M. Network)- A deadly kaboom has on Saturday hit Somali government troops in the restive town Balad, just 30 kilometers north west Mogadishu, witnesses and officials said.
According to locals, the blast went off a Somali army base in the town, killing unconfirmed number of casualty. The district which is now under Somali government control with the backing of African Union
...a union consisting of 53 African states, most run by dictators of one flavor or another. The only all-African state not in the AU is Morocco. Established in 2002, the AU is the successor to the Organisation of African Unity (OAU), which was even less successful...
peacekeeping soldiers, after capturing from Al shabab faceless myrmidons who have been in control for the past three years.
"The kaboom was huge and loud that could be heard early in the morning across the town.... The blast struck a military position manned by TFG troops. I don't know exactly how many people killed or injured in the attack, because scores of soldiers sealed off the area," said a witness who spoke with Shabelle Media on condition of anonymity.
The troops have been carrying out operations on the attack, but no arrests were made so far, according to the locals.
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