An explosion has occurred in the Lower Shabelle region in southern Somalia on Thursday morning, causing casualties in parts of the region.
The bomb blast struck a base in Ambareeso, a town in the southwestern port city of Barawe.
Locals said the explosion took place at a camp owned by the Ma’awislay group fighting against Al-Shabaab.
At least seven militia fighters were injured in the blast, according to Aden Omar Madobe, the area chief.
On Wednesday, a similar explosion took place inside Marka town, the capital of the Lower Shabelle region, causing casualties including deaths and injuries.