Two soldiers dead, several injured in Mogadishu attack
At least one soldier was killed, and two others were injured in an attack at army checkpoint in Somali capital, Mogadishu on Sunday, a witness said.
Confirming the incident, an eyewitness said gunmen in a moving vehicle sprayed an army checkpoint run by Intelligence officers in Wardhigley district.
A passerby civilian is among the two persons wounded in the ambush attack, which was the latest in string of assaults in Mogadishu by Al shabaab militants.
The gunmen sped off in their car, after the shoot-out, the witness said.
In a separate incident, unidentified gunmen shot and killed a Soldier, and seized his gun in Mogadishu’s Bakaro market. The gunmen who carried out the attack are reportedly fled the scene.