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Head of Somalia’s military unhurt, civilian killed in suicide car bomb on convoy

13 July 2020, 8:44 PM

The head of Somalia’s military escaped unhurt and one civilian was killed on Monday when a suicide attacker drove a bomb-laden car into a convoy in the capital Mogadishu, according to a military spokesman and an ambulance service.

Suicide bombing in Somalia kills governor, three others in Puntland: Police

18 May 2020, 4:32 PM

The governor of Mudug, a region in Somalia’s semi-autonomous state of Puntland, was killed with three of his bodyguards in a suicide car bombing on Sunday that was claimed by Islamist group al Shabaab, police said.

Kenya urges Somalia to speedily investigate fatal plane crash

5 May 2020, 7:09 PM

Kenya on Tuesday called for an urgent investigation into the fatal crash of a private cargo plane in Somalia amid unconfirmed reports it may have been shot down.

Somalis allege US air strike killed six civilians

11 March 2020, 8:32 PM

A US airstrike aimed at Somali Islamist militants killed six civilians instead, a lawmaker and relative of one victim said on Wednesday, raising further questions about the extent of civilian casualties from US military operations.

Senior figure in Somalia’s al Shabaab killed in air strike

9 March 2020, 4:00 AM

A senior commander in Somalia’s al Shabaab group with a $5 million bounty on his head was killed in an American air strike last month, according to Somalia state media, a blow to the militants’ Islamist insurgency.

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