At least 54 African Union peacekeepers were killed when terrorists attacked a base housing Ugandan units. in Somalia last In the week, Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni said.
We discovered dead bodies of 54 fallen soldiers, including the commander” in a permit posted on for him official Twitter account late Saturday.
Youth movement launched a deadly Rebellion against fragile central Somalia government for more From a decade ago, its responsibility for Daybreak attack on May 26th.
The terrorists led a car loaded with Explosives at the base in Polo Marer, 120 kilometers (75 miles) southwest of capital mogadishu, leading To a gunfight, the locals and Somali military The commander told AFP.
tally one of Heaviest yet since the pro-government Forces backed by the African Union force Known as ATMIS launched offensive last August against Al-Shabaab.
Museveni was already He said last The week that initial panicked reaction to attack contributed to the tally.
“the mistake He was made By two commanders, Major. weaver and mag. Mr., who Command soldiers Museveni said in statement, adding that they would face fees in Military court.
However, we have soldiers They showed remarkable resilience and reorganized themselves, which led to this in restore of Al-Qaeda.”
20,000 ATMIS members force he have more offensive than its predecessor, known as Amisum.
the force He is drawn from Uganda, Burundi, Djibouti, Ethiopia and Kenya, with deployed forces in Southern and central Somalia.
that it goal is delivery over Security responsibilities of the Somali army and police by 2024.