Al Shabaab ambushed and killed by elite troops in the base voltage and the region in the area on a resumption of approximately 60 kilometers from the city.
Al Shabaab militants reportedly used an improvised explosive device (IED) vehicle to carry out a suicide attack on a checkpoint.
Al-Shabaab militants attacked a military base in Janay Abdalle area, which was recently taken over by Al-Shabaab.
Somali military officials said the attack was foiled, noting that they had information about the car bomb and that troops had prevented it before entering the camp.
Meanwhile, a statement from Al Shabaab said that the suicide attack on Janaa Abdalle killed 16 Danab soldiers and wounded many others.
Al Shabaab also claimed responsibility for the January attack, which killed four U.S. soldiers and wounded several others, and said it burned a U.S. military vehicle.