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At least 3 soldiers killed in IED blast in Mogadishu

Storyline:National News, Security

At least three soldiers have been killed and two civilians injured after a military vehicle hit a landmine in Taleh junction in Mogadishu.

Sources told Goobjoog News the military vehicle blew up after it hit an improvised explosive device (IED) at the junction in Hodan district.

It was not immediately clear how many soldiers were on the vehicle. No group has claimed responsibility for the attack. The attack comes amid heightened military offensives in the Lower Shabelle and Middle Jubba regions targeting the militant group Al-Shabaab.