MOGADISHU: One person died and another was injured in two car bombs that exploded in the heart of the Somali capital on Saturday and the militant group al Shabaab claimed responsibility for the attacks. The bombs detonated in two different cars near a main road in the center of the city. Al Shabaab frequently carries out bombings in Mogadishu and other parts of the Horn of Africa country. “Two people were injured in the two car bombs. One of them died of the wounds,” said Major Mohamed Hussein, a police officer Al…
An American commando was killed in an attack in southern Somalia that also wounded four US military personnel along with a Somali soldier.
MOGADISHU: Militants rammed a car bomb into the gate of a hotel in Somalia's capital Mogadishu on Wednesday and stormed inside, killing at least 15 people, government officials said. Gunfire rang out as fighters entered the Dayah Hotel, which is popular with politicians. A second blast shook the area shortly afterwards, injuring several journalists and others nearby. Colonel Abdiqadir Hussein, a police officer, said that security forces eventually managed to secure the building. "We have rescued the people and…
MOGADISHU: At least four people were killed on Sunday when two cars packed with explosives were rammed into a police building in the centre of the Somali capital Mogadishu, officials said.
NAIROBI: Kenyan university students marched in the capital on Tuesday to demand more security from the government after gunmen killed nearly 150 people at a campus in the eastern town of Garissa last week.
NAIROBI: The Kenyan air force has destroyed two al Shabaab camps in Somalia, it said on Monday, in the first major military response since the Islamist group massacred students at a Kenyan university last week.
WASHINGTON: The U.S. military launched an air strike in Somalia on Monday targeting a senior leader of the al Qaeda-aligned al Shabaab militant group, the Pentagon said.