Somali army successfully avert major Al-Shabaab attack on base

Early in the morning members of the Al-Shabaab group launched a complex attack against the Somali military base in the Nur Dugle area of the Middle Shabelel region. The attack started with a car explosion, which the Al-Shabaab used to Read More …

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 Read More …

Somalia: 4 killed in roadside blast in Middle Shabelle

Four civilians were killed after an auto-rickshaw they were travelling in ran over an improvised explosive device (IED) in Middle Shabelle of central Somalia on Monday. State-owned Radio Mogadishu reported that the landmine planted by suspended al-Shabab militants exploded near Read More …

Somalia: Blast Kills Four Burundian Peacekeepers in Middle Shabelle region

Four Burundian soldiers were killed and another wounded after explosions targeted their military convoy in Somalia’s Middle Shabelle region, Al-Qaeda-linked militant group Al-Shabaab claimed via its Andalus radio station. Burundian peacekeepers have not immediately commented on the claims by the Read More …

Somalia: A Senior Military Commander Killed in a Roadside Bomb

A top military commander and a soldier were killed on Saturday in a roadside bomb targets a Somali military vehicle, witnesses said. The explosion occurred near Gololey village, which is located between Balad and Jowhar. The blast killed Yasin Abdi Read More …

Somalia: Civilian vehicle hit by IED kills at least 17 in Middle Shabelle region

At least 17 people were killed and 2 others were injured on Wednesday after a civilian minibus traveling between Mogadishu-Jowhar road was hit by IED at the vicinity of Gololey, officials said. ”17 people were killed and 2 others were Read More …

Roadside bomb blast kills 6 soldiers in Somalia

At least six Somali government soldiers were killed and four others wounded when a roadside bomb blast struck a military vehicle in the Middle Shabelle region on Wednesday, an official said. Ibrahim Adan, a police officer in the region told Read More …

3 killed in explosive attack in southern Somalia

At least three people including a local government official were killed on Saturday in a roadside blast along the road linking Bal’ad and Jowhar towns in Somalia’s Middle Shabelle region. The spokesman of HirShabelle state Da’ud Haji Irro told journalists Read More …