Ethiopian Military Base in Somalia’s Hiran Region Comes under Mortar Attack

MOGADISHU (Somaliguardian) – Reports from Somalia’s Hiran region say several mortars have landed at a military base home to Ethiopian troops in Halgan district, casualties feared.

Locals told Somali media outlets that they heard mortar shells landing at the Ethiopian military base in Halgan district.

About 7 mortars have reportedly hit the military base which meets frequent Al-Shabaab attacks.

No casualties have so far been reported, however, local residents raised fear of fresh mortar attacks and possible retaliatory stances taken by the Ethiopian military against civilians.

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