AlShabaab abducts over 30 soldiers and senior government official

Sources have confirmed to Radio Dalsan that armed group Al Shabaab have abducted government soldiers and government official in Lego,Lower Shabelle Region.

The Friday attack which was also targeted on African Union troops in the area has resulted heavy casualties on both sides.

Eyewitness in the area has confirmed to Voice of America Somali version that at least 50 AMISOM soldiers have been killed in the attack.

Reports also say more than 20 Al Shabaab fighters including 15 suicide bombers have been killed during the attack.

AMISOM has confirmed the attack through its official twitter account without giving further details regarding the number of casualties from its side.

Al Shabaab has vowed to carry out attacks against the government and International targets during the holy month of Ramadan.