16/09/08 (B465) Shabelle. Quatre soldats de l’Amison tués par l’explosion d’une bombe au passage de leur convoi, près de l’école de Police. Pas de revendication. Four AU peacekeepers killed in Mogadishu blast (En Anglais – Info lecteur)

Four African Union soldiers have been killed after a roadside bomb struck their convoy while on patrol at the north of Somalia’s capital Monday morning, according to eyewitnesses.

The bomb was reported to have struck the vehicle near School-policia area of Hamarjajab district.

Several injuries were also reported in the blast, as blood was flowing on the ground.

The spokesman of AMISOM troops Barigye Bo-hoku told Shabelle that one of their soldiers died in tha blast.

The attack is the second deadliest on the peacekeepers since 1,600 Uganda soldiers deployed to the city in March.

A proposed force of 8,000 AU soldiers is due to take over security duties from the Ethiopian army.

The attack is the second deadly attack within two days after one Ugandan soldiers killed yesterday at KM4.

No group has claimed responsibility for the attack.