Al-Shabab attacks Two Somali Military bases in Southern region

Heavily-armed Al-Shabaab militants have launched two simultaneous attacks against Somali military bases in Somalia’s southern Lower Shabelle region on Tuesday night.

Local officials said Somali troops repulsed attacks on El-Jaalle military training facility near Marka town, and in El-Salini base near K-50, Lower Shabelle region.

There are reports of injuries from the attack on El-Jaalle – per security sources.

The region has witnessed attacks on Somali and AU troops in the past by Al-Shabaab which still controls large swathes of rural areas, where it orchestrates assaults and bombings.


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