Al-Shabaab terrorists ambushed Somali and African Union, AU troops today killing 24 of them. Some of the peacekeepers killed were Uganda troops, said Uganda’s defence ministry.
The ministry said its soldiers were part of the AMISOM convoy and an unspecified number of its soldiers had been killed.
The Islamist terrorists gave a higher death toll .
The African troops were ambushed in the Bulamareer district of the Lower Shabelle region, about 140 km (85 miles) southwest of Mogadishu, Colonel Hassan Mohamed told Reuters