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Heavy Exchange of Fire Fill The Air as Al-Shabaab Attacks AMISOM Base Today, Casualties Reported

A heavy exchange of gunfire ensued today, 1 April 2021, after Al-Shabaab terrorists launched an offensive attack, targeting AMISOM troops

Reports from the Middle Shabelle region say that Al-Shabab terrorists have targeted an AMISOM base used by forces from Burundi during an early morning attack.

Al-Shabaab militants have reportedly attacked an AMISOM base in the Burane area on the outskirts of Mahaday district.

According to one of the sources, Radio Dalsan, one of the leading radio stations in Somalia, residents who witnessed the deadly attack said they heard gunshots from both sides.

They said heavy explosions from rocket-propelled grenades were followed by gunfights.

Both sides allegedly suffered an unknown number of casualties.

Al-Shabaab has allegedly claimed responsibility

"BREAKING: Fierce clashes between #AlShabaab militants and #Burundian forces serving under #AU have been reported in Buurane village, about 18km away from #Jowhar. Residents say heavy explosions said to be RBGs were heard last night. The group has claimed responsibility," one source reported.

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