A Somali-owned Kenyan airline has crashed in Somalia, killing all six people on board.
The plane which is operated by East African Express Airways crashed nears Bardale Town, Somalia on Monday, May 4, evening.
According to Somali media outlet Baidoa Online, the plane which had on board six four pasengers and two pilots was shot down by unknown people.
Reports from Somalia indicate the cargo plane was hit by a rocket propeller.
The crash was confirmed by Southwestern Minister for Transport Hassan Hussein Mohamed who said bodies of the victims were recovered at the crash site.
The minister confirmed two of the passengers who perished in the crash are Somalis.
The aircraft had just left Mogadishu heading to Baidoa before crashing at Bardale town.
According to further reports the airplane which was from Ethiopia was on its way to distribute medical supplies and other equipment in Baidoa.