KDF forces ambushed as they left their bases near Afmadow in Lower Jubba
Mogadishu (Harar24) – According to several sources, KDF troops were ambushed near Afmadow in the Lower Jubba region yesterday as they tried to leave from their bases in the outskirts of the town.
The ambush occurred yesterday at noontime as they decided to travel from Afmadow to Walmarow, a 30-km drive from Afmadow in Lower Jubba.
According to several reports, the convoy came under intense fire as they landed in the ambush believed to have been set up by Al-Shabaab fighters.
Some sources suggest that 3 KDF soldiers were killed in the ambush and one armored vehicle damaged, however this could not be verified.
Local residents in Afmadow however reported that the KDF returned with several casualties to their bases.