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Breaking News: One of IJA Commanders Killed In Landmine Explosion

Storyline:National News






Reports Lower Jubba region indicate that the first battalion commander of Jubbaland army, Mursal Gedi has passed on after his vehicle was hit by an IED (Improvised Explosive Device) on his way to the frontline in Bullo-Gaduud area where the army is engaging gun battle with Al-Shabab fighters.

The commandant was one the active commanders leading Anti-Al-Shabab campaign as interim Jubba Administration is in preparation to carry out offensive to clear out the group from the areas under Jubbaland Administration.

No group has so far claimed the responsibility of the attack which cost the life of late Gedi but Al-Shabab has been carrying out attacks on the forces loyal to federal government of Somalia.

Latest Reports state that IJA forces have several people who allegedly have in connection with the case.