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Ethiopia base in Somalia attacked: 248 Al-Shabaab militants dead


Ethiopian forces have foiled planned Al-shabaab attack on its base in Hiran, Somalia yesterday morning leaving 248 Al-Shabaab militants dead including 5 top commanders.

Al-shabaab militants were 400 in number and attacked the Ethiopian base with car bombs and from four different positions.

According to Ethiopian colonel Aynom Mesfin, Al-Shabaab launched the assault early in the morning arround 5 a.m. and Ethiopian troops managed to end the battle around 9 a.m. the same day.

AMISOM authorities: "this is one of Al-Shabaab's heaviest defeats"


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