Newly promoted Somalia Premier League club JCCI FC have lost 20 players in a terrorist attack that bomb their team bus in Kissimio City on their way to Jubbaland for preseason camp.
REPUBLICAN NIGERIA learnt that the terrorists attack saw the bus on flame while about 20 players were killed following the ugly incident.
Although no terrorist group has claimed responsibility for the attack, the al-Qaeda-affiliated terrorist group Al-Shabab had previously threatened to target Somalia’s elections and polling stations.
The election process began in Kismayo on Thursday, 29 July, 2021.
As at the time of filing this report, the authorities is in grief and yet to react to the incident.