Somalia:Fire fight between Islamists and government troops in the bush
Mareeg.com-A battle was reported to have erupted in the Eeel Bur and Wabho towns of the Galgaduud region between the co-allied Somali National Army and African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) troops against Al-Shabaab.
The Ethiopian troops of the AMISOM force along with the Somali soldiers were en route to Eel Bur when they were attacked by the Al-Qaeda affiliated Al-Shabaab Islamists.
Around 6 of the Al-Shabaab insurgents were killed in the clashes after extreme gunfire was exchanged by the opposing forces. The dead bodies are being reported to still lay at the towns.
According to witnesses, Ethiopian troops flung BM mortar shells at Dac and Daba Qurun, towns also in the Galgaduud region.