Mogadishu(Mogadishu24)-Uganda Troops under the African Union Transition Mission in Somalia (ATMIS) on Wednesday detonated 82 mortar bomb in which Al-Shabaab abondoned near a Police post in Lafoole location about 25 kilometers south of the capital Mogadishu.

ATMIS said on X post Thursday Morning that their forces discovered the bomb during their routine patrols, saying that ATMIS and the Somali Security forces continue intensified operations to defeat Al-Shabaab.

“On Wednesday, #ATMIS #UPDF troops at Aribiska Forward Operating Base (FOB) safely detonated an 82mm mortar bomb abandoned by Al-Shabaab near a police post in Lafoole. Discovered during routine patrols, the bomb was neutralised by #UPDF Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD) team, ensuring safety for local communities. #ATMIS and Somali Security Forces continue intensified operations to defeat Al-Shabaab”, ATMIS said on X.

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