Tags : Al-Shabab

Were Politicians Targeted In Somalia’s Latest Suicide Bomb Attack?

Somalia’s security agencies have reported the death of at least 13 people after a suicide bomber detonated explosives in a popular restaurant in the central Somali town of Beledweyne known for its politician-clientele, a day before the first round of voting in the town. The attack on Saturday which was claimed by the Al-Shabaab Islamist militant group is one […]Read More

Bomb Explosion Near Mogadishu School Kills At Least 8

No less than eight people have been killed and 17 injured, including schoolchildren, in a car bombing in Somalia’s capital, officials and witnesses said. The bombing was claimed by the armed group al-Shabab in the early hours of Thursday, who said it intended to strike a United Nations security convoy passing near a school in […]Read More

Suicide Car Bomb Kills Over Eight People In Somalia

A suicide car bomber has killed more than eight people at a security checkpoint close to the presidential palace in the Somali capital, in an attack that has now been claimed by the al-Qaeda-linked al-Shabab group. The attack targeting a convoy going into the presidential palace exploded at a checkpoint close to the airport in […]Read More

Nearly 30,000 Displaced In Mozambique’s Palma Since March

The United Nations have revealed nearly 30,000 people have fled their homes in the town of Palma in northern Mozambique following attacks late last month that killed dozens of people. The United Nations refugee agency, UNHCR, said on Friday that approximately 30,000 people fled Palma since the fighters linked to ISIL (ISIS) raided the coastal town on […]Read More