Three UAE soldiers killed in attack on military base in Somalia

Three soldiers from the United Arab Emirates Armed Forces and an officer from the Bahrain Defense Force were killed in an attack at a military base in Somalia’s capital, the UAE’s defense ministry said Sunday.

The attack took place at the General Gordon military base in Mogadishu on Saturday night, the ministry said.

UAE personnel had been training soldiers from the Somali Armed Forces as part of an agreement between the UAE and Somalia, the ministry said. Two others were injured during the attack, it added.

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