Fighting between Al-Shabaab and Amisom forces in Yaq-bari Weyne last night
Residents in Yaq-bari Weyne reported that units from Al-Shabaab carried out an attack last night on AMISOM forces who are based near the city of Yaq-bari Weyne.
According to locals who spoke to our correspondent various weapons were used in last night’s attack in the city of Yaq-bari Weyne.
Locals claim to have awoken to the sounds of heavy gun fire after midnight.“We heard a lot of heavy gun fire and also shelling” a resident told a Harar reporter over the phone.
The exact number of casualties caused by the fighting is not known but residents say they believe there were casualties in last night’s attack.
According to our correspondent in Lower Shabelle Region the exact details of the casualties still remain unknown until now.
AMISOM troops and government soldiers are frequently attacked by Al-Shabaab fighters in the Lower Shabelle region of Somalia