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Blast Hits Troop Convoy in Somalia's Kismayu

A remote-controlled bomb hit a vehicle in a troop convoy in the southern Somali port city of Kismayu, killing at least three soldiers, police and residents said on Sunday. Militant group al-Shabab claimed responsibility for the attack, which hit the convoy as it drove through Gulwade village in Kismayu late on Saturday. "The bomb was targeted at our convoy. Three soldiers were killed," said Ismail Hussein, a police officer in the city. Al-Shabaab has been weakened...

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