Twin car bombs killed 18 people in Somalia’s capital Mogadishu on Friday in an attack by the Islamist militant group al Shabaab, but security forces shot dead five assailants, officials said. Shooting broke out near the president’s residence at the time of the explosions, police and ambulance services said. “So far we carried 18 dead […]
Jean-De-Dieu was working in the fields in his village of Mamoundioma one day in October when he heard the distant but unmistakeable sound of gunfire.
A suicide bomber from Al-Shabaab’s insurgents killed 13 policemen and wounded 15 others on Thursday when he blew himself up inside Somalia’s main police academy, said senior police officer Ibrahim Mohamed.
A roadside bomb killed at least seven people on Sunday – mostly women farmers – in an area outside the Somali capital dominated by Islamist insurgents who have defied public protests to end violence.
The Somalian government has called on the international community to help the county as it embarks on the project of rebuilding infrastructure.