Mogadishu

Somali Capital Sustains 7th Terror Attack by Al-Shabaab in 1 Week

Residents of the Somali capital of Mogadishu have experienced a wave of deadly suicide and car bomb attacks in recent days at the hands of the local al-Qaeda affiliate al-Shabaab, which killed at least 30 people in about one week, starting on March 21.

Shabaab raid kills 11 in Somalia, including deputy minister

Al-Shabaab Gunmen, Suicide Bombers Attack Mogadishu Hotel

A suicide bombing attack on a hotel in Mogadishu, Somalia on Thursday evening quickly escalated into a massive gun battle between Somali security forces and jihadis loyal to al-Shabaab, the al-Qaeda ally that is becoming increasingly active across the region.

Rescuers run as they carry a stretcher in Mogadishu, the capital of Somalia, on February 28, 2019 after a car bomb exploded close to a major hotel killing at least five people and wounding 25 others. - Witnesses described how the blast ripped through one of the busiest streets of …

189 People Killed in Truck Bombing in Somalia’s Capital

MOGADISHU, Somalia — The death toll from the most powerful bomb blast witnessed in Somalia’s capital rose to 189 with more than 200 injured, making it the deadliest single attack ever in the Horn of Africa nation, police and hospital sources said Sunday.

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At Least 14 killed in Somalia Hotel Jihadist Attack

Gunmen stormed a hotel in Somalia’s seaside capital Saturday, taking guests hostage and “shooting at everyone they could see,” before security forces pursued the grenade-throwing assailants to the top floor and ended the hours-long assault, police and witnesses said. At least 14 people were killed.

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Somalia Plane Bombing: Workers Reportedly Caught On Video Giving Bomb to Terrorist

The investigation into last Tuesday’s explosion aboard a passenger jet outbound from Mogadishu, Somalia has uncovered airport security video that evidently shows airport employees handing the bomb off to the passenger who would ultimately blow a hole in the side of the plane, becoming the only victim of the attack.

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