AMISOM investigates civilian deaths in Mogadishu

Hiiraan Xog, The African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) has launched a probe into the deaths of civilians allegedly killed by its troops in Mogadishu.

Last Tuesday, AU troops have reportedly killed four civilians in Hilwa district of Mogadishu after AU convoy hit a landmine.

In a statement, the mission said commenced a full-scale investigation into the incident, affirming that the findings of the investigation will be made public.

AMISOM pledged that it will work closely with the competent FGS authorities to determine the full truth about the circumstances in which this violent incident took place.

The Mission expressed concerned over the incident involving its troops that took place near ex-control Balcad.

AMISOM said it will not relent until the truth about this incident is known and justice is done.

The development comes a day after Mogadishu mayor, Abdirahman Omar Osman called for an immediate investigation into the incident which lives of civilians.



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