The armed group Al-Shabaab attacked a Somali military base killing six soldiers in the early hours of Wednesday morning, KNN reports.
Al-Shabaab overpowered the military base in Balad district, southern Somalia, seizing weapons and ammunition. Somali soldiers guarding the barracks fled guarding positions as Al-Shabaab launched the attacked at dawn. There is no confirmation or reports on civilian casualties.
Al-Shabaab has claimed responsibility for the attack.