According to Turkey's Anadolu news agency, three attacks occurred in Somalia on January 27 local time, killing at least 16 people and injuring several others.
A vehicle carrying soldiers was attacked in the small town of ballad in central Shabelle. The attack killed 14 people, 12 of them soldiers. The extremist group Al Shabab claimed responsibility for the attack.
In addition, a roadside bomb attack occurred in the capital Mogadishu, where a vehicle carrying construction workers was attacked and one civilian was killed.
One soldier was killed and at least five others were injured in an explosion at a restaurant in deinsol in the southwestern Gulf of Somalia.