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10-Nov-2018 Mogadishu

Several Killed, 45 wounded in Somalia car-bomb attacks

Three car-bomb explosions on Friday outside a luxury hotel in the Somali capital left at least 14 people dead and 45 others wounded, media reported.The al-Shabaab terrorist group claimed responsibility for the attacks, which took place during the afternoon...

01-Oct-2018 Mogadishu

2 killed as car bombing hits EU convoy in Somalia

At least two people were killed when a suicide car bomb struck an EU mission convoy in the Somali capital on Monday, officials said.Abdikadir Abdirrahman, Director of Amin Ambulances, told Xinhua news agency that emergency crew transported four injured...

14-Jul-2018 Mogadishu

7 killed as blasts strike Somali capital

At least seven people were killed and several others injured on Saturday in two explosions near the presidential palace in Mogadishu, police officials said.A car packed with explosives blew up at around midday near the main entrance to the Villa Somalia,...

25-Mar-2018 Mogadishu

5 killed in Mogadishu bomb explosion

At least five people were killed and several injured when a car laden with bombs exploded in Somalia capital Mogadishu on Sunday.A police officer who requested anonymity told Xinhua that the explosion hit the entrance of the Interior Ministry."We now have...

23-Feb-2018 Mogadishu

18 killed in twin blasts in Mogadishu

At least 18 people have been killed and 20 others injured in twin bomb attacks in Somali capital Mogadishu, officials said.Aamin Ambulance Director Abdukadir Abdirahman said 18 people died in Friday's twin bombings, one of which targetted the presidential...

01-Jan-2018 Mogadishu

US military kills 17 Al-Shabaab militants in Somalia

The US military has intensified airstrikes in Somalia in the past week, killing at least 17 Al-Shabaab terrorists behind the increased deadly attacks in countries including Kenya.The US Africa Command (Africom) in two separate statements on Monday said its...

14-Dec-2017 Mogadishu

13 killed in Somalia suicide attack

At least 13 people were killed and 15 others injured in a suicide attack that targeted a police academy here, Somalian authorities said on Thursday.Most of the casualties were police officers. The incident took place when the officers were training, reports...

28-Oct-2017 Mogadishu

25 killed in Somalia hotel attack

At least 25 people were killed and 30 others injured in a suicide attack outside a popular hotel in Somalias capital city of Mogadishu, police said.The attack took place on Saturday night outside the Nasahablod 2 Hotel ahead of a high-level ministerial...

18-Aug-2017 Mogadishu

Six injured in landmine blast in Somalia

At least six people were injured following a roadside landmine explosion outside a restaurant here in Somalia's Wardhigley district, the media reported.The mine went off on Thursday evening targeting people who were seated at the front side of a coffee...

17-Aug-2017 Mogadishu

US air strikes kills 7 Al-Shabaab militants

The US military confirmed that its special forces conducted three precision airstrikes in Somalia on Wednesday night, killing seven Al-Shabaab fighters.The US Africa Command (Africom) said on Thursday that the joint operation with Somalia security forces...

03-Jul-2017 Mogadishu

14 Al-Shabaab militants killed in Somalia

At least 14 Al-Shabaab militants were killed and 17 others injured in a fight with Somali National Army backed by African Union forces in southern Somalia, an official said on Monday.Somali Government Army Commander Mohamed Abdow Ali said that they lost...

20-Jun-2017 Mogadishu

Somalia: 17 killed in Al-Shabaab bomb attack

At least 17 people were killed in a car bomb explosion in Somalia's capital on Tuesday in an attack that was claimed by the Al-Shabaab terror group.The explosion took place outside a government office in Wadajir district, and several ambulances attended...

15-Jun-2017 Mogadishu

17 killed in Somalia restaurants attacks

At least 17 people were killed and 26 others injured when two restaurants in Somalia's capital Mogadishu were attacked by militants, police said on Thursday.An emergency team said confirmed that it has found 17 bodies, but it had to "stop rescue work as...

09-Apr-2017 Mogadishu

10 killed in Mogadishu bomb blast

At least 10 people, including Somali soldiers, were on Sunday killed in a suicide car bomb attack near the Ministry of Defence in Mogadishu, reportedly targeting the new army chief.Somalia's state news agency SONNA reported that the suicide car bomb attack...

06-Apr-2017 Mogadishu

20 killed as landmine hits minibus in Somalia

At least 20 passengers were killed when their commuter minibus was hit by a landmine in Lower Shabelle region of Somalia, officials said.Deputy Governor of Lower Shabelle region for Security Affairs Ali Nure Mohamed on Thursday told reporters that Al-Shabaab...

20-Feb-2017 Mogadishu

30 killed in car bomb attack in Somalia

At least 30 people were killed in a huge car bomb blast at a busy market in the south-central Banaadir region of Somalia on Sunday, officials said.The Somali National Intelligence and Security Agency (NISA) confirmed the incident at Kawo-Gudey area in Wadajir...

02-Jan-2017 Mogadishu

3 killed in Somalia twin car bomb blasts

At least three people were killed on Monday in a double car bomb attack here in the Somalian capital, security officials said.The assailants detonated two car bombs at a security checkpoint near the Hotel Peace, leaving three police officials dead and injuring...

18-Nov-2016 Mogadishu

Six Al-Shabaab militants killed in Somalia

Troops from the African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM), alongside the Somali National Army (SNA), on Friday killed six Al-Shabaab militants in an area about some 35km northeast of the southern Somali town of Kismayo and captured a location.AMISOM force spokesperson...

24-Oct-2016 Mogadishu

Two killed in suicide car bombing in Somali capital

A suicide car bomber killed two person and injured four others on Sunday evening in the Somali capital Mogadishu, a local official said.Xinhua news agency quoted Bondhere District Commissioner Qasim Abdullahi as saying that the suicide bomber detonated...

01-Oct-2016 Mogadishu

Four killed in Somalia blast

At least four persons were killed and several injured in an explosion outside a restaurant in the Somalia capital Mogadishu on Saturday, police said.A senior police official told Xinhua at the scene that a car laden with explosives detonated outside the...

26-Aug-2016 Mogadishu

Two killed in grenade attack in Somalia's Mogadishu

At least two people were killed in a grenade attack in the Somali capital Mogadishu on Friday afternoon, police said.Police commissioner for Benadir region, Bashir Abshir Gedi, told reporters that the blast in Suka-holaha neighbourhood in Heliwa district...

26-Aug-2016 Mogadishu

Nine killed in Somalia car bombing, gunfight

At least seven persons were killed after Al-Shabaab militants detonated a car bomb near a restaurant in the Somali capital here, authorities said on Friday."Two police officers and five civilians lost their lives in the attack," Xinhua news agency quoted...

26-Aug-2016 Mogadishu

7 killed in Somalia beach restaurant attack

At least seven people were killed in a bomb and gun attack on a beach restaurant in the Somalian capital of Mogadishu, police said on Friday.According to police, a car bomb exploded outside the Banadir Beach Club in the Lido area on Thursday night following...

21-Aug-2016 Mogadishu

15 killed in a Somalia suicide bombing

At least 15 persons were killed when two suicide car bombers detonated themselves in Somalia's Galkayo town on Sunday, the police said."Two car bomb blasts targeted the local government headquarters," Xinhua news agency quoted a police official as saying.Heavy...

31-Jul-2016 Mogadishu

Five killed in Somalia attack

At least five people were killed and several injured on Sunday in twin car bomb blasts in Somalia's capital Mogadishu.Police said the blasts hit the gate of the Criminal Investigation Department headquarters before militants stormed the building. Spontaneous...

26-Jul-2016 Mogadishu

13 killed in Somalia explosions

At least 13 people were killed and five injured on Tuesday in twin explosions near the airport in Mogadishu, Somalia security officials said.Most of the casualties were UN contractors who operated near the explosion sites, Xinhua news agency quoted a police...

26-Jul-2016 Mogadishu (Somalia)

10 killed in twin explosions in Somalia

At least 10 people were killed in twin explosions near the airport in Mogadishu, Somalia security officials said on Tuesday.Al-Shabaab, a terrorist group based in East Africa, claimed responsibility for the attack, Xinhua news agency reported.Meanwhile,...

30-Jun-2016 Mogadishu

Bomb kills 20 near Somalia capital

At least 20 people were killed on Thursday in a roadside bomb explosion near the Somalian capital, officials said.The victims were all civilians, Xinhua news agency reported....

26-Jun-2016 Mogadishu

Minister, 15 others killed in Somalia hotel attack

At least 16 people, including a state minister, were killed in an attack by Al-Shabaab militants on a hotel in the Somali capital of Mogadishu, an official said on Sunday.More bodies, including of State Environment Affairs's Minister Bur'i Mohamed Hamza,...

25-Jun-2016 Mogadishu

Car bomb blast kills 9 at Mogadishu hotel

At least nine people were killed and 15 were wounded in a car-bomb attack followed by an invasion of the premises by armed gunmen at a hotel in the Somalian capital on Saturday, local media reported.Witnesses to the apparent terrorist attack told Efe news...

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