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AMISOM convoy targeted in an IED in Somalia

A convoy of AMISOM troops was targeted with an explosion on the outskirts of Bal’ad district in the region last night.

The blast, which was a landmine, reportedly hit an AMISOM vehicle.

Al-Shabaab claimed responsibility for the blast, saying it killed at least six Burundian soldiers and wounded three others.

Meanwhile, AMISOM and Balad district administration has not yet commented on the blast.

Al-Shabaab frequently attacks and bombs government and AMISOM forces, as they move south and central.

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