Convoy carrying Somali MPs attacked in Balaweyne

A convoy escorting two Somalia Federal MPs was attacked yesterday in El-ali village in Baladweyne with two security wounded, sources say.
The two lawmakers Dahir Amin Jesow and Mohamad Omar Godir escaped unhurt when the AMISOM and Somali National Army soldiers faced off with suspected Al-Shabaab attackers near Baladweyne town.
Mohamad Ibrahim Sanbur, a former vice Hiran region govenor, who was travelling with the convoy told the media the security team repulsed the attacks and both MPs arrived safely in Baladweyne.
Alhabab has strong presence in Hiran region and has previously assasinated a number of well known elders and politicians.

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