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Jubbaland forces clash with Al-Shabaab in outskirts of Kismayu

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Jubbaland forces Thursday morning engaged Al-Shabaab fighters in a fierce clash in the outskirts of Kismayu with reported casualties.

According to residents, al-Shabaab militants attacked a military base of the Jubbaland state forces in Abdalle Biroole area in the outskirts of Kismayo.

The fighting lasted for more than an hour and both sides used heavy ammunition with casualties, sources said. .At least three people died in the clash.

Jubbaland military officials said Al-Shabaab suffered heavy casualties

Al-Shabaab in an affiliate website it killed Jubbaland forced and seized military equipment.

Jubbaland forces are conducting operations in the area of ​​Abdalle Biroole with more reinforcements.

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