Elders killed in Somalia roadside explosion


BULO BURDE – A land mine explosion targeted a car carrying civilians in an area called Aqaboy near Buq-aqable under Buulo-burde district, south of Hiran region.


At least 5 people were killed by the blast that was planted on the road by suspected Al-Shabaab militants who are at war with the Somali army in the region.

Local residents said 4 people died on the spot, while the other person who was injured in the attack succumbed on the way to the hospital.

The eleders killed in the blast were:

1- Yusuf Fidow Farah

2 – His son Ibrahim Yusuf Fidow

2- Mukhtar Haji

4- Hassan Hussein Lugayare.


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