Somalia: Seven Injured In Car Bombing Near Presidential Palace In Mogadishu

A car bomber has died and at least seven people wounded on Saturday after a vehicle loaded with explosives exploded in the capital Mogadishu. security forces opened fire at the vehicle loaded with explosives at Sayidka junction in the vicinity 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 …

Somalia: Huge Explosion Rocks Hotel in Mogadishu And At Least 8 Children killed in A Separate Explosion in Golweyn Area

Reports from Somalia’s capital, Mogadishu, say a huge explosion has occurred near a popular hotel on the road to the airport. Witnesses say the massive blast occurred near Hotel Afrik, a popular hotel near a busy security checkpoint to Mogadishu Read More …

Somalia: One Security Officer Killed, Three Injured In Mandera IED Explosion

At least one security officer was killed and three others injured when their vehicle was hit by an Improvised Explosive Device along the Omarjillo-Arabia Road in Mandera County. The explosive had been set on the road to target the security Read More …

Somalia: Civilian Killed In Roadside Bomb On Afgoye-Mogadishu Road Construction Site

A landmine explosion has hit a vehicle transporting Turkish company workers near ex-control Afgoye in Mogadishu on Wednesday. According to witnesses, one pedestrian was killed and another one injured rushed to the hospital for treatment. Al-Shabaab often targets Turkish workers Read More …

Somalia: U.S. Africa Command forces conduct two strikes on al-Shabaab operatives

In coordination with the Federal Government of Somalia, U.S. Africa Command forces conducted two airstrikes in the vicinities of Jamaame and Deb Scinnele, Somalia, Jan. 19. Initial assessments indicate the strikes killed three al-Shabaab operatives. The command’s initial assessment is Read More …

Somalia: Explosion targets Kenyan army convoy in Lower Juba region

The bomber struck shortly after noon in front of a convoy of Kenyan troops traveling on the Dhobley road. A statement from the Kenya Defense Forces confirmed the attack near the border between the two countries, which resulted in casualties. Read More …

Somalia: Danab Forces Destroy VBIED In Lower Shabelle

The elite trained Danab forces have destroyed vehicle laden with explosives during an operation in the Lower Shabelle province. “They were planning massive operations and suicide car bombings against the people of Somalia,’’ Ahmed Abdullahi Nur, commander of the US-trained Read More …

Somalia: AMISOM troops conclude counter IED training in Arbiska

Forty Ugandan soldiers serving under the African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) based in Arbiska, 30 km north west of Mogadishu have completed a five-weeks training aimed at enhancing their capacity to counter the threat posed by Improvised Explosive Devices Read More …