Al-Shabaab attacks Kenyan, Somali soldiers in Lower Jubba

Al-Shabaab fighters have attacked Kenyan and Somali state forces in Qoqani village, outside Afmadow town of Lower Jubba Region.

Al-Shabaab propaganda websites report that the attack happened Midnight on 9 October.

Kenyan forces reportedly shelled nearby areas after the attack. No casualties have been reported.

In a separate development, soldiers from the Jubbaland administration were attacked with a hand-grenade at the Sariraha junction in the city, according to Al-Shaab sources. No casualties were reported in this attack as well.

Al-Shabaab has claimed both attacks.