Seven dead as al Shabaab militants attack military base in central Somalia

Islamist al Shabaab militants on Friday killed at least seven soldiers at a Somali military base in a town re-captured by the government, the information ministry and militant group said. The attack was eventually repelled, an officer at the base in the central Somali town of Galcad said. He said the dead included the base’s… Read More Seven dead as al Shabaab militants attack military base in central Somalia

One dead, six injured following suicide bombing at military base in Somalia

One soldier was killed and at least six others injured in Somalia on Sunday when a suicide bomber blew himself up at a military base in the west of the capital Mogadishu, a soldier and a hospital worker said. The suicide bomber had disguised himself as a regular soldier and joined others as they filed… Read More One dead, six injured following suicide bombing at military base in Somalia

Several casualties recorded following car bomb attack outside military base in Somalia

Three Somali special forces soldiers were killed and a U.S. officer was seriously wounded in a car bomb on Monday outside the force’s base in the country’s south, a regional Somali government official said. Al Qaeda-linked al Shabaab said they were behind the attack and put the number of dead at 20. A Somali soldier… Read More Several casualties recorded following car bomb attack outside military base in Somalia

Several soldiers killed as al-Shabaab militants attack military base in Somalia

Al Shabaab militants killed 20 soldiers in an attack on a military base in Af Urura, a town in Somalia’s semi-autonomous Puntland region on Thursday, an army officer said. Puntland military retook the town, which Bari region Governor Yusuf Mohamed said earlier on Thursday had been attacked by the al Shabaab fighters. “It was heavy… Read More Several soldiers killed as al-Shabaab militants attack military base in Somalia