Published On: Sat, Dec 10th, 2016

KDF soldiers feared dead after a deadly IED Blast

A military convoy carrying Kenyan forces serving with African Union Mission in Somalia (Amisom) , along with Somali National Army (SNA) were  targeted in a roadside bomb in Lower Jubba region.

According to sources, several soldiers are feared dead, after their convoy was hit by a remote-controlled roadside bomb tore through the troops’ convoy as they were travelling to Qoqani town.

Al-Shabaab has claimed responsibility for the attack, saying it targeted KDF and Somali forces left from Tabta area and heading to Qoqani district near Kenyan border in a devastating landmine blast.

AMISOM and SNA are yet to release its own statement concerning the attack.

Recently, Al shabaab stepped up carrying frequent  attacks, including roadside bomb blasts on Somali and African Union troops in the country, to fight the Al Qaeda-linked militants.

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