5 KDF soldiers killed in deadly attack

They ran over an IED.

Six others have been critically injured in the unfortunate incident. Eye-witnesses said the vehicle was moving from Baragoni towards Bodhei and was extensively damaged in the Wednesday morning incident. The Defence Department had promised to issue a statement at the time of publishing this story.

The incident happened in the forest that has been experiencing attacks in the recent past perpetuated by Al-Shabaab militants.

Meanwhile the terror group has not claimed responsibility, but the nature of attack bears all hallmarks of the militants, given the previous attacks have similar features.

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