UPDF soldiers in Somalia

Reports coming in indicate that one UPDF soldier whose name is yet to be identified has died in Somalia as Al-Shabaab militants attacked the soldiers 30 kilometres away from Mogadishu in palce called Arabisca.

Sources in AMISOM told EagleOnline that three other UPDF soldiers are reported to be wounded and in critical condition.

In mid-October a bomb blast in near a Safari Hotel in Mogadishu killed over 300 people, leaving several other wounded.

In July Al Shabaab militants in Somalia killed 12 UPDF soldiers in an ambush. The Ugandan soldiers are serving under the African Union Mission in Somalia (UMISOM).The currently has over 5,000 soldiers and officers serving with AMISOM.