MOGADISHU (Somaliguardian) – Blasts hit convoys of Ugandan African Union troops near the coastal town of Marka in south Somalia.
A truck carrying supplies for the Ugandan peacekeepers struck a roadside bomb at Bufow-Ba’ad area in the Lower Shabelle region on Tuesday.
It came after a similar explosion targeted Ugandan convoy near El-Waregow area outside Marka on Monday.
Al-Shabaab claimed responsibility for both attacks, claiming to have killed a number of soldiers and destroying two military vehicles.
Exact number of casualties has not been immediately known and AMISOM has yet to discuss if there were casualties as a result of the explosions, which come amid surge in insurgency attacks targeting its troops in Somalia.
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