Mortars landed inside AMISOM bases in southern Somalia

Suspected Al-Shabaab fighters have fired mortar shells on AMIOSM military bases at Janale town in lower shabelle region in southern of Somalia, residents say.

Heavy explosions could be heard Saturday overnight by residents in neighborhoods of the town.

Reliable source revealed that several mortar hit inside the camp.

Residents said several mortars landed near the base, but it was not immediately clear whether anyone had been hit.

AMIOSM and southwest regional state of Somalia have not commented about the mortars landed inside the military camp.

By Hassan Istiila