MOGADISHU, (Xinhua) --
At least six Somali soldiers were killed and 10
others injured in an ambush by al-Shabab militants at a location
north in Mogadishu on Saturday evening, officials said on
Abdi, information minister for Hirshabelle State in Somalia,
said the militants ambushed the soldiers along the road near
Bal’ad town in Middle Shabelle region, sparking a fierce
He said the
militants suffered heavy casualties during the fighting.
“I had the report
that over 10 al-Shabab fighters were killed during the fight
with the military. The enemy ran away and the situation is calm
now,” he added.