Four UPDF Soldiers Killed in Somalia

Four Uganda People’s Defendce Force (UPDF) soldiers under the African Union Mission to Somalia (AMISOM) were reportedly killed and six injured in an Alshabaab attack on Sunday morning.

The soldiers, according to reports, were killed after a car bomb and exchange of fire in which 22 of the Alshabaab militants were killed.

Reports further indicate that UPDF soldiers were able to destroy eight of the terrorists’ and captured a number of fighting gear.

The Tower Post’s efforts to reach UPDF spokesperson Brig. Richard Karemire were unfruitful.

The identities of the deceased soldiers remain unknown.

Marion Ayebazibwe