EID kills son, injures father in Lower Shabelle

At least one person has been killed and another sustained serious injuries after improvised explosive device went off in an areas in Lower Shabelle region.

A donkey carry two people, a son and a father overran landmine suspected to have been planted on the roadside, leading the IED explode. The explosion occurred in Barrire town.

According to witnesses, the son died in the blast while father sustained injuries.

No group claimed the responsibility for the attack.

Last year, Somali Special Forces, backed by the African Union forces in Somalia (AMISOM) liberated the strategic the town in Lower Shabelle region.

Somali military gained significant territories from the Somalia-based group al-Shabaab in the country’s southern provinces.

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