Man held in Italy jail for 18 years killed in Somalia blast
The fighting erupted late last night around 11:30 p.m. local time after rebels loyal to Al-shabab have attacked on TFG and AMISOM bases at Ex-control Afgoye, Maslaha building and Asluubta area on the outskirts of the capital, causing an unconfirmed casualties on both sides and nearby civilians.
“The fighting broke out as we were preparing to sleep and no one in Elasha Biyaha could walk in the streets. It was a dangerous conflict. I saw several artilleries landed in many parts of my neighborhoods, wounding civilians, a local resident told Keydmedia English News.
Ahmed Yare, a TFG commander at the Ex-control Afgoye checkpoint told reporters in Mogadishu that Al-shabab fighters have tried to bring back Maslaha building, Sarkuusta, checkpoint and Shabelle University, but they were pushed back and suffered heavy casualties.
Al-shabab has said any word about the combat yet however none of the claims by the Somali government official can be independently verified.
Keydmedia.net - Mogadishu, Somalia
No group has claimed responsibility for his murder, but such incidents bear all the hallmarks of past attacks in Somalia by Al-Shabaab militants.