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Three soldiers killed in landmine attack in southwestern Somalia


Sunday March 7, 2021

MOGADISHU (HOL) -  Three Somali National Army soldiers were Sunday killed in a landmine attack in Bakool region in south western Somalia.

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Sources said a vehicle in which the soldiers were in ran into a landmine in Wajid town in Bakool egion killing three soldiers.

Six other soldiers were injured in the mid-morning attack which has since been claimed by the militant group Al-Shabaab. There was no immediate comment from authorities.

Al-Shabaab has in recent weeks mounted attacks against military and civilian targets in some parts of the country amid an ongoing political row over elections.



 





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