Bomb hits Puntland army convoy near Bosaso city


BOSSASO [SMN] – Casualties resulted from an explosion by Puntland forces in the Bari region on Sunday, witnesses said.

The bomb struck shortly after noon in the Sugurre area on the outskirts of Bossaso.

According to reports, one Puntland soldier was wounded in the blast, who was en route to Af-urur village after the Al-Shabaab attack.

Al-Shabaab fired several mortar shells on Puntland state troops base in the area.

Puntland has not yet commented on the attack, which comes amid beefed-up security in the regional state ahead of the Lower House election.


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