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Al-Shabab Militant group attack AMISOM base in Kudha, Lower Jubba region
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Al-Shabab Militant group attack AMISOM base in Kudha, Lower Jubba region

Al- Qaeda affiliate group Al-Shabaab fighters have launched an attacked on an African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) base in Kudha, Lower Jubba region on Monday. According to sources, fighting ensued between the AMISOM soldiers specifically from the Kenya bracket who were responding to the attack and the militant group. Eyewitnesses, said that the heavy fighting lasted for about an hour and the sound of gunshots which could be heard in as far as Kulbiyow area resulted casualties at the Kenyan army base. Al-Shabaab immediately claimed responsibility for the attack, saying that they had killed a Kenyan army soldier. However, Jubbaland and Kenyan authorities are yet to respond to the claims by the insurgents. The terror outfit has recently stepped attacks in the country against AMISOM bases, government officials, civilians and elected leaders. Latest attacks in Mogadishu and Beledweyne towns claimed multiple lives including the one of firebrand MP Amina Mohamed Abdi who was killed in a suicide bombing in Beledweyne town on Wednesday last week.

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