Kenyan woman, her baby among 9 people killed in Somalia landmine explosion

By K24Tv Team On Tue, 29 Dec, 2020 16:07 | < 1 min read
The mangled wreck of the vehicle that ran over an landmine killing nine people in Jubaland, Somalia. PHOTO | COURTESY

A Kenyan woman and her baby are among nine people who were on Monday evening killed when a vehicle they were travelling on hit a landmine in Jubaland, Somalia.

The woman, who hails from Mombasa County, was killed in the accident that occurred in the North East of Dhobley town near the Somali-Kenyan border.

Mediamax Digital established that the vehicle was travelling to the Dhobley town area when hit the landmine.

She had gone to Kismayu, Somalia to visit her relatives and had shared photographs with her husband in Kenya showing him that she was on her way back home.

Abdi Asis Hussein Gedi, an official from Jubaland administration told local media that they will ensure that those behind the heinous attack will be brought to justice. 

“We shall ensure that the law catches up with those who planned the attack,” Gedi said.

So far no group has claimed responsibility for the attack.

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