Mogadishu(Danan-Fm)-Heavily armed Alshabab fighters, the Alqaida affiliated group have attacked on Wednesday morning on Somali National Army camp near Bal’ad district ,lower Shabelle province in southern Somalia, officials confirmed.
A local resident requested not to be identified said the fighting has been going for hours, adding that the warring sides were using heavy weapons.
“The battle has broken out early on Wednesday Morning in Basra village,near Bal’ad district in lower Shabelle region”, according to a local resident.
Alshabab militants claimed that its fighters have carried out a deadly attack on Military base manned by Somali forces in Bal’ad district, saying that it has killed nearly six government troops in the base, adding that they captured heavy weapons.
Somali government officials did not comment on this battle.
Written by:Mohamed Ibrahim Bulbul