Somalia explosion blow up 9 Ethiopian troops

Published on Sunday 30th March 2008

Mogadishu(Somalia), March 30: A massive explosion has destroyed an Ethiopian military convoy in South Mogadishu, killing at least nine soldiers and wounding many others in Sunday.


The blast was triggered by a remote controlled device as the Ethiopian convoy passed along the Florenza Street, which connects the Presidential Palace, or Villa Somalia, with district of Hararyale, Press TV report said. A military vehicle was completely destroyed in the explosion, eyewitnesses said, adding that at least nine Ethiopian soldiers were killed at the scene. After the incident the soldiers opened fire on civilians present in the area.