Roadside bomb targets African Union troops in Mogadishu

A roadside bomb blast has hit an African Union military convoy in Somalia’s capital, Mogadishu.

The African Union troops opened fire at pedestrians after the blast, killing five civilians and wounding others, witnesses and reports said.

Al-Shabab group which is fighting the Somalia government, has claimed responsibility for the blast.

The African Union troops are helping the Somalia government defeat Al-Shabab and restore and security in the Horn of Africa nation.

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