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Six killed after their vehicle hit a land mine in Lower Jubba

Monday December 28, 2020

MOGADISHU (HOL) - At least six civilians were killed Monday evening when their vehicle ran into a land mine in Lower Jubba region.

Sources told HOL the vehicle, a Toyota Succeed model hit an improvised explosive device (IED) suspected to have been planted on Dhobley-Tabta road in Afmadow district.

There was no immediate claim of responsibility. The attack happened barely ten hours after a shooting incident in Mogadishu which killed four security personnel.

The militant group Al-Shabaab claimed responsibility for the shooting in Waberi district  in Mogadishu Monday morning.

The victims were reportedly identified to be officers attached to the National Intelligence and Security Agency (NISA).

More to follow.


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