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Four AU Troops Killed in Mortar Shell


Four AU Troops Killed in Mortar Shell

Four AU Troops Killed in Mortar Shell

AMISOM Spokesman Major Barigye Ba-Huko told VOA Somali Service that four AMISOM soldiers were killed and eight others injured after a mortar shell landed in Villa Somalia Compound

AMISOM Spokesman Major Barigye Ba-Huko told VOA Somali Service that four AMISOM soldiers were killed and eight others injured after a mortar shell landed in Villa Somalia Compound, the Presidential Palace.

The incident took place at around 8:30am Mogadishu time today. All soldiers were killed by a single mortar shell, according to Majro Ba-Huko.

It comes amid continues clashes in Mogadishu for the eight day running. The insurgents have been trying to cut off Maka Al-Mukarama road, the main road which links the Presidential Place to the airport.

(Harun Maruf interviews the Amisom spokesperson)

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