The 26 Might raid on a Ahead Working Base (FOB) in Buulo Mareer, Decrease Shabelle, 120 kilometres southwest of Mogadishu, Somalia, is claimed to be the deadliest assault on Ugandans since 2007 when the nation deployed.
At the least 54 Ugandan troopers had been killed within the raid, together with a commander, recognized as Lt Col Edward Nyororo, in response to Museveni, who spoke over the weekend. The variety of fatalities may very well be considerably greater, in response to a number of experiences. An unspecified variety of troopers had been captured alive by the militants.
“The terrorists had been many, about 800 or so,” Museveni stated in a assertion. “Some troopers panicked, acquired disorganised giving a bonus to al-Shabaab and so they “didn’t carry out as anticipated”.
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