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Somali and AU troops repelled Al-Shabaab fighters after attack on Bulabarde.

Casualties feared as militants from Al-Shabaab group engaged Sunday in heavy fighting against Somali National Army soldiers and AU troops in the Hiiraan region of central Somalia, KNN reports.

Somali army officials said that the militants had attacked a government military base in Bulabarde town about 180 kilometers north of Mogadishu.

The militants used machine guns, mortars and rocket-propelled grenades to assault the base from different directions, engaging in a fierce gunbattle with Somali troops for about an hour, officials said.

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