At least eight dead following suicide bombing in Somalia

A suicide car bomb targeting a government convoy exploded at a busy junction in Somalia’s capital on Saturday, killing at least eight people, an eyewitness said. The convoy was carrying senior police official Farhan Qarole, who survived the attack, the government news agency reported. There was no immediate claim of responsibility for the attack, but… Read More At least eight dead following suicide bombing in Somalia

Six dead, eight injured following suicide bomb attack at ice-cream parlour in Somalia

A suicide bomber blew himself up in an ice-cream parlour in the Somali capital Mogadishu on Friday, killing six people and wounding eight, an official said. It was not immediately clear who was responsible for the blast, but the Islamist insurgent group al Shabaab frequently carries out bombings in the capital and elsewhere. The group… Read More Six dead, eight injured following suicide bomb attack at ice-cream parlour in Somalia

Thirteen killed, seventeen injured as multiple bomb attacks rock Somali capital

At least 13 people were killed and 17 wounded in a car bomb attack claimed by al Qaeda-linked group al Shabaab close to the president’s residence in the Somali capital Mogadishu, police said on Saturday. A second explosion followed nearby. Al Shabaab, in comments broadcast on its Radio Andalus, claimed responsibility for both blasts and… Read More Thirteen killed, seventeen injured as multiple bomb attacks rock Somali capital