Al Shabaab bomb attack kills three Somali soldiers

Al Shabaab armed group road side bomb has killed three Somali government t soldiers.

Tuesday attack took place near the capital Mogadishu when the military vehicle was hit by road side bomb, a military official confirmed to Reuters News Agency.

“A roadside bomb hit one of our military pick-ups. So far we know three soldiers died,” Captain Farah Nur told Reuters, adding the death toll could rise.

He said the blast took place near a village about 10 miles from Mogadishu.

A spokesman for the Islamist al Shabaab group has also claimed responsibility.

Al Shabaab has carried out hit and run attacks since pushed out of the capital Mogadishu years ago.