Somali soldiers killed, American officer wounded in a car bomb blast

Komal FatimaWeb Editor

08th Sep, 2020. 03:15 pm
Somali soldiers killed, American officer wounded in a car bomb blast

At three Somali Special Forces, soldiers were killed and an American was wounded in a car bomb and mortar attack outside a military base in Somalia.

According to the international news agency, the Al-Shabab group has taken the responsible behind the attack. It said that it put the number of dead at 20.

On the other hand, a Somali soldier was also wounded in the attack in Janay Abdalla village near Kismayu.

Mohamed Ahmed Sabriye, Jubbaland’s director of communications, told the international news agency, “Two soldiers of Danab [special] forces died and two others were wounded. A US officer was seriously wounded”. He also informed that the wounded Somali soldiers died.

Ismail Mukhtar Oronjo, a Somali government spokesman, reported to the international news agency that it was a suicide car bomb that exploded outside the special forces base.

“A car bomb blast targeted a military base in Janay Abdalla earlier on Monday,” Oronjo said.
Mohamed Abdulle, a local security official said that the vehicle was unable to be stopped.

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