Somalia: Al-Shabab launches deadly attack on military base north of Mogadishu

Al-Shabab launched a deadly attack on a Somali military base on Tuesday, just a day after the government claimed a “historic victory” over the jihadists with the capture of a strategic coastal town.

The Islamists detonated a car packed with explosives outside the camp 60 kilometers (37 miles) north of Mogadishu before gunmen stormed the compound, witnesses and security officials said.

There were conflicting reports about the death toll.

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Source: VOA