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SOMALIA: Roadside Bomb Kills at Least Four People

Published On January 24, 2017 | News

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”.


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