Somalia: Governor killed in suicide bombing claimed by al-Shabab

The governor of the Mudug region in Somalia’s Puntland has been killed along with three of his bodyguards in a suicide car bombing claimed by armed group al-Shabab, according to the police and a security official. “A suicide car bomb Read More …

Somalia: At Least 4 Hurt As Blast Targets Police Checkpoint in Mogadishu

At least two soldiers were reported to have been hurt in a hand grenade attack targeted a security checkpoint in Mogadishu, the Somali capital on Monday night. The attack took place at the Tarabunka junction, where Somali police search the Read More …

Somali governor killed in al-Shabab suicide bomb attack

A local official in northeastern Somalia has been killed in a suicide bomb blast claimed by the al-Shabab armed group, according to police and medical sources. Abdisalan Hassan Hersi, governor of Nugaal region, succumbed to his wounds after being rushed to hospital Read More …

Five killed in IED attack near Somali-Kenyan border

At least five people were killed, including a district commissioner, when an improvised explosive device targeted their vehicle near the Somali-Kenyan border Wednesday. Guled Abdirahman, a police official in Lower Juba region, told Anadolu Agency by phone that the roadside Read More …