Friday, August 30, 2013

Kenyan Troops and Somalia Resistance Forces Battle In Gedo Region

Somalia: Kenyan Troops and Alshabab Fighters Battle in Gedo Region

29 AUGUST 2013

Fahfahdun — Heavy fighting between Kenyan troops and Alshabab fighters occurred in Fahfahdun district located in Gedo region of Somalia.

The fighting started when Alshabab fighter attacked a Kenyan military base in the region which borders Bardere town in gedo region.

Eyewitness told Shabelle radio that the deafening sounds made by heavy artillery used against each other was heard at the nearby towns in Gedo region.

Shabelle radio contacted the Fahfahdun administration which confirmed today's fighting and added that there were no casualties on their side.

The situation of Fahfahdun town is now in the hands of federal government troops and Kenyan troops after the Shabab fighters withdrew.

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