Balad, June 12, 2018 (Hornnews24.net) – Islamic fighters in Somalia known as Harakat Almjahedeen have today annihilated AMISOM armoured vehicle killing a number of Burundian soldiers and wounding unknown number of soldiers near Balad town of the Middle Shabelleh region.
A roadside bomb has torn through an armoured vehicle carrying Burundi soldiers. According to reports a landmine explosion struck a military convoy carrying African Union peacekeepers in Somalia destroying at least a military vehicle.
There was no immediate response from AMISOM on the attack but Alshabaab Islamic fighters have confirmed that they destroyed at least one armoured vehicle of the AMISOM convoy and killed several peacekeepers.
The Al-Kaida-linked group has intensified attacks on both Somali government army and AMISOM forces during the holy month of Ramadan.