SOMALIA: Roadside Bomb Kills at Least Four People
Latest information from Mogadishu provides that at least four people were killed and other five seriously wounded after a roadside bomb claimed by the Islamist insurgents exploded outside a military camp.
Major Osman Abdulle, a police officer declared that the explosion took place in Afgoye, a day after the Al-Shabaab group carried out a raid in the same place. However, the raid that was repulsed by government troops: “Last night, we repulsed the militants who attacked us. They must have planted the bomb” -Osman Abdulle.
The group Al-Shabaab, clamied their responsibility for the blast. They have been waging an insurgency across Somalia, fighting to topple the Western-backed government in Mogadishu.
The group’s military operations spokesman, Sheikh Abdiasis Abu Musab, sustains: “We planted the bomb last night. At least seven soldiers died”.