(Xinhua) -- At least eight Somalia
soldiers were killed and several others injured on Sunday after
fighting between Al-Shabaab militants and Somalia National Army
(SNA) in Warmahan and Tihsile locations of southern Somalia.
Deputy Governor of Lower Shabelle region for Finance Affairs,
Abdifitah Abdulle Yusuf told Xinhua two senior army commanders
were among government soldiers killed.
"Al-Shabaab militants attacked SNA army bases in Warmahan and
Tihsile areas in Lower Shabelle region this morning, then
fighting broke out where we lost eight government soldiers
including two army commanders, two Al-Shabaab fighters killed
and some others injured," Abdalla said.
The deputy governor said the attack was an ambush attack that
the terrorist militants carried out early morning.
He said the two army commanders were killed in a landmine
explosion while on their way to give a military help to the
government soldiers who were under attack in those areas.
Al-Shabaab militants claimed responsibility for the latest
attack at the Somalia government army bases in Lower Shabelle.
The group said that they killed 19 government soldiers
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