Somalia: Al-Shabaab Bombs Police Station Before Taking Over Eldheere Town in Galmudug State

Somali Islamists have captured a town in the semi-autonomous central state of Galmudug, residents said, part of a string of incursions underscoring the group’s gains amid divisions between the central government and its erstwhile allies in the region. The gains Read More …

Somalia: IED Kills 3 IDP Children In Guriel

Three internally displaced children have died after an improvised explosive device (IED) hit them while playing outside the camp in Guriel town. According to witnesses two others and their mother were reportedly injured after they mistakenly hit the landmine that Read More …

Somalia: Roadside Bomb Kills 12 Soldiers in Galmudug state

Twelve members of Somalia’s security forces were killed, and two others wounded on Sunday following a powerful roadside explosion in the central state of Galmudug, officials said. The attack occurred near the village of El Dhere, 28 kilometers west of Read More …