Fighting broke out between Somali and Djiboutian forces of AMISOM and Al-Shabaab militants in Bulo-Burde district of Hiran region.
The fighting erupted after Al-Shabaab militants attacked a military base on the outskirts of Bulo-Burde district, sparking a gun battle.
Some residents of Bulo-Burde district in Hiran region said they heard gunshots fired by both sides, and that there were casualties on both sides as well as civilians.
People also said that they were terrified during the fighting, as they were afraid of being harmed in the fighting.
The latest reports from Bulo-Burde district say that the situation is calm and the fighting is coming at a time when Al-Shabaab last week destroyed the building of a part of the airport.