Somalia: Security forces battle to end siege at hotel in Mogadishu

Somalia attackers are still firing from Villa Rose hotel near the presidential palace where they holed up since last night when the attack began at around 8:10 P.M. local time. The attack began with a suicide blast that struck at Read More …

Somalia: Al-Shabab Militants Storm Mogadishu Hotel

Gunmen wearing suicide vests and believed to be members of a militant group attacked a hotel popular with government officials in the capital of Somalia on Sunday, according to the police. There were no immediate reports of casualties, but security Read More …

Somalia: Explosion in Mogadishu Kills 2 Students

Police in Somalia say at least two people have been killed and five others wounded by a roadside explosion that hit a vehicle carrying students in the Dayniile district of Mogadishu. “Those wounded include people traveling with the students, and Read More …

Somali army chief confirms five dead in attack on training camp

The Somali army chief has confirmed that at least 5 people died and 11 were injured after a suicide bomber blew himself up outside the Gen Dhagabadan Army Training Camp in southern Mogadishu on Sunday evening. Speaking to the state Read More …

Somalia: Mogadishu’s deputy mayor car targeted in roadside bomb

At least one child died and 11 others were injured after an IED explosion in Dayniile district of Mogadishu, the capital of Somalia, the latest in a series of terrorist attacks. The remote-controlled landmine blast targeted the car of the Read More …

Somalia: At least 10 people died in roadside bomb explosion that hit a truck in Hawo Abdi

At least 10 people, including children, lost their lives and 16 others were injured in a mine explosion in Hawo Abdi area of Lower Shabelle region. The explosion hit a truck carrying vegetables heading towards Mogadishu, according to witnesses. The Read More …

Somalia: State TV journalist killed while covering military operation on the outskirts of Mogadishu

Somali Journalists Syndicate (SJS) strongly condemns the bomb attack that targeted Somali National Television (SNTV) journalist, Ahmed Mohamed Shakur alongside security officials during a security operation in Basra town, about 30km north of Mogadishu on Friday 30 September, 2022. Ahmed Read More …

Somalia: Car bomb and gun attack target popular hotel in Mogadishu

Car bomb and gun attack targeted a popular hotel in Somalia’s capital Mogadishu on Friday night, weeks after the government of new President Hassan Sheikh Mohamud threatened to launch an all-out offensive against insurgents. Armed men entered Hayat Hotel near Read More …