Mogadishu-(Puntland Mirror) Heavy fighting between Somali government forces and Al-Shabab militants erupted in Afgoye town of Lower Shabelle region on Monday, residents said.
A resident in Afgoye told to the media that gunfire could be heard in the several parts of the town.
Sunday’s fighting began after Al-Shabab fighters attacked a checkpoint at the gateway of the town, according to the witnesses.
There were no immediate details of casualties from the fighting.
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