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At least 15 killed in Somalia suicide bombing claimed by militants

Jun 15 2021

MOGADISHU At least 15 people were killed on Tuesday in a suicide bombing in the Somali capital that targeted recruits who were lined up outside an army camp, a Reuters witness who counted the bodies at Madina Hospital said. | Video

Somali government troops face off with forces loyal to sacked police boss

Apr 18 2021

MOGADISHU Gunshots rang out late on Friday in Somalia's capital Mogadishu, witnesses said, when government troops approached the home of the city's former police commander who was sacked for opposing a move by the president to extend his term.

Ten killed in suicide bomb attack in Somali capital

Apr 04 2021

MOGADISHU At least 10 people were killed on Saturday when a suicide bomber struck makeshift kiosks in the Somali capital, hitting hours after al Shabaab Islamist militants attacked two National Army bases outside the city, the government said.

At least four dead after mortar fire strike in Somalia's Mogadishu

Mar 25 2021

MOGADISHU At least four civilians were killed and nine others injured in Somalia on Thursday by mortar shells that were likely targeting peacekeeping force AMISOM's base at the airport in the capital Mogadishu, witnesses told Reuters.

Bomb and gunfire rock Somali hotel, militants claims responsibility

Jan 31 2021

MOGADISHU A suspected suicide car bomb exploded on Sunday in Somalia's capital and was followed by a shootout between militants and security forces at a hotel, causing an unknown number of casualties, witnesses and authorities said.

At least 10 killed in central Somalia bombing claimed by al Shabaab

Dec 18 2020

MOGADISHU At least 10 people were killed on Friday in a town in Somalia's semi autonomous state of Galmudug when a suicide bomber detonated a device at a rally due to be addressed by the country's prime minister, a security official said.

At least 13 Somali soldiers killed after military, al Shabaab clash

Oct 15 2020

MOGADISHU At least 13 Somali troops have died after the army attacked militant group al Shabaab in jungle and farms near the district of Afgoye northwest of the capital, Mogadishu, a military official said.

Head of Somalia's military unhurt, civilian killed in suicide car bomb on convoy

Jul 13 2020

MOGADISHU The head of Somalia’s military escaped unhurt and one civilian was killed on Monday when a suicide attacker drove a bomb-laden car into a convoy in the capital Mogadishu, according to a military spokesman and an ambulance service.

Commander in Somali al Shabaab militant group killed - state media

Jun 25 2020

MOGADISHIU Somali security forces have killed a commander of the al Shabaab militant group in a military operation, state radio reported on Thursday.

U.S. air strikes killed civilians in Somalia, Amnesty International says

Apr 01 2020

MOGADISHU U.S. air strikes in Somalia killed two civilians and injured three in February, human rights watchdog Amnesty International said on Wednesday, in a statement that raised questions over U.S. investigations of such allegations.

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