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A civilian dies in an attack on an AMISOM convoy in the Somali capital

September 7, 2020

At least one civilian died in an attack on a convoy belonging to the African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) in the state capital, Mogadishu, on Sunday, the mission itself confirmed in a statement on Monday.

In it, AMISOM explained in detail that the convoy had left a military base in Maslá for Mogadishu and was hit by a hand-made explosive device in the Bakala Soqola area.

“The preliminary investigation showed that the truck was partially damaged and that a civilian near the site of the attack died as a result of the explosion,” he said, before “firmly” condemning the attack and offering condolences Relatives of the victim expressed condolences.

A civilian dies in an attack on an AMISOM convoy in the Somali capitalA civilian dies in an attack on an AMISOM convoy in the Somali capital

He also stressed that the mission “remains determined and will continue to work with its Somali counterparts in the fight against terrorism in search of peace and stability in the country,” adding that the investigation will continue “to fully establish the circumstances”. and the ultimate balance of sacrifice.

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