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Ethiopian military convoy hit by explosion in Hiraan region

Storyline:National News

A convoy of Ethioipian military personnel has been hit by an explosion as it passed through one of roads in Baladweyne town which lies some 350Km north of Mogadishu, sources say.

Sources in the town told Goobjoog News that the explosion was caused by a roadside mine which could have been planted by unknown persons.

Two civilians who were reportedly happened to be near  the scene at the time of   the blast suffered slight wounds and were taken to a hospital.

The explosion has reportedly caused unknown casualties on Ethioipian troops.

Ethiopian troops, which are under AMISOM have been engaging with Al-shabaab militants in Gedo region which itself has made cross-border raids against Kenya.

No one has claimed responsibility but the militant group Al-Shabaab has in the past set landmines targeting Somali National Army and the African Union backed force, AMISOM troops.