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Land mine attack wound five people in Barawe

Storyline:National News

At least five people were wounded after government forces were targeted with land bomb in Barawe district of Lower Shabelle region.

Eye witness told Goobjoog FM that the bomb planted beside the road went off as government forces on board of a military vehicle were passing the road.

The forces opened fire though the casualties not clearly known.

After the incident government forces conducted security operations to pursue the attackers but no one was yet arrested.

The administration of Barawe district declined to give comment about the explosion and the outcome of the security crackdown.

Barawe was a major stronghold of Al-shabab before it was captured by joint forces in a massive operation  Indian Ocean.