Three UAE armed forces killed in Mogadishu attack

Three members of the UAE Armed Forces have been killed in a terror attack in Somalia, the UAE Ministry of Defence announced.

An officer from the Bahrain Defence Force also died in the attack, the MoD said late on Saturday.

Two other people were injured, the UAE Ministry said. The casualties were in Somalia to train Somali armed forces.

The Ministry of Defense extended condolences to the families of the victims. The UAE Ministry of Defence statement said the military personnel were killed while undertaking their duties to train and equip Somali forces, as part of the bilateral agreement between the two countries.


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