Somalia: Bombing kills 4 soldiers
Al-Qaeda-affiliated group al-Shabaab claims responsibility for attack
At least 4 soldiers were killed on Monday in a bombing in southern Somalia, a police official said.
"The attack was a remote-controlled landmine explosion and targeted security forces at the airport on the outskirts of Afmadow," Abdirahim Adan, a police officer in the Lower Juba region, told Anadolu Agency.
Somali-based al-Qaeda-affiliated group al-Shabaab claimed responsibility for the attack.
Afmadow is an agricultural town located 216 kilometers (134 miles) from the port city of Kismayo, the administrative capital of Jubaland State.Anadolu Agency website contains only a portion of the news stories offered to subscribers in the AA News Broadcasting System (HAS), and in summarized form. Please contact us for subscription options.