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African Union Denies Al-Shabaab Claim of Destroying Military Vehicle

Col. Ali Aden Houmed, a spokesman for African Union peacekeeping Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) refuted on Tuesday claims that an attack by Al-Shabaab insurgents on the troops' convoy outside Mogadishu has burnt battle-wagons.

Speaking with Shabelle Media Network, Col. Ali Aden Houmed, said the claims were false and fabricated, adding that no armoured vehicle was destroyed in an explosion took place last night between Arbiska and Lafole vicinities located near Mogadishu.

Source: Shabelle Media Network. Read full article. (link)

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