MOGADISHU, Somalia – The African Union in Somalia known as ‘AMISOM’ says its forces have repulsed an ambush attack by al Qaeda linked Al Shabaab in Somalia.
In a statement by AMISOM said its forces had killed at least 20 armed Al Shabaab fighters following an ambush attack.
The AMISOM said the forces had also destroyed vehicle laden with explosives and seized a cache of weapons.
The mission did not mention where the attack took place.
There was no immediate comment from Al Shabaab over the claims.