Five people were reported to be killed and four others injured after unknown gunmen fired a mini-bus with passengers travelling along the road between warshekh and Balcad districts.
The incident took place Bocosor area between warshekh districts and Balcad of the middle Shabelle
There are ongoing investigations by the Somali federal government forces in the area to take over the militants in controlling the area.
Four days ago Hirshabelle members of parliaments blamed the federal government for the road security challenges in the middle shabelle.
Currently, the road is committed dangrous attacks by al-Shabaab fighters targeting Hirshabelle Administration along with the people of the region.