AMISOM forces equipped to clear explosives in Jowhar

Twelve soldiers attached to the African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) bomb squad in Jowhar, HirShabelle State, have completed specialized training on countering Improvised Explosive Devices (IEDs). IEDs are locally manufactured explosives which have become the main weapon of choice Read More …

Somalia: One person killed and several others wounded including a senior military official in Mogadishu explosion

At least one person was killed and several others wounded including a senior military official in a roadside bomb attack on Saturday night. Colonel Omar Abdirahman Somali National Army official was wounded in the attack and was rushed to a Read More …

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 …