Emerging reports indicate that an African Union Mission to Somalia (AMISOM) base in Dhuusamareeb (Galmudug region) has been targeted by suspected mortar shells on Sunday evening, November 1. According to sources, several loud explosions were heard in the vicinity of the base. The exact nature of the alleged explosions was not immediately clear, and there was no immediate mention of casualties. Further information is awaited.
Similar incidents are to be expected in Somalia over the near term.
Those in the area are advised to remain vigilant and adhere to all instructions issued by the local authorities and their home governments.
The security environment in Somalia remains complex. Professional security advice and support should be sought prior to travel.
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