An explosion has rocked southern Somalia, killing seven people. An improvised explosive device has gone off
This was reported by Somali Guardian. The tragedy took place on Saturday, September 25, near the town of Mahadai in the Middle Shabelle region.
According to journalists, the target of the attacks was a convoy of African Union troops. All the dead were peacekeepers.
Al-Shabaab militants have claimed responsibility for the blast. They are known to be affiliated with al-Qaeda. According to the extremists, they not only killed seven soldiers, all of them Burundian citizens, but also destroyed an armoured vehicle.