Friday, June 10, 2016 (HOL)-The United States government condemned the June 9 al-Shabaab attack against the African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) Ethiopian National Defense Force (ENDF) Forward Operating Base and nearby Somali National Army (SNA) camp in the Hiraan region of Somalia.
"We extend our deepest condolences to the families of the soldiers who gave their lives in the defense of Somalia’s security and pray for the speedy recovery to those injured in the fighting". A press statement from the US government issued this morning said.
"The United States lauds the heroic response of the ENDF AMISOM and SNA troops to defend the bases and villages from al-Shabaab and pursue the terrorists to apprehend their weapons and supplies". The statement added.