Mogadishu Attack: There has been a major attack on the capital of Somalia. Police said the suicide bomber was in a car and was carrying heavy explosives. It was sent by the al-Shabaab group.
Extremist Attack in Somalia
Extremist Attack in Somalia Capital: At least nine people have been killed and eight others injured in a massive explosion in the Somalia capital. Health officials have given this information on Saturday (Attack on Somalia’s Capital Mogadishu). Dr. Mohamed Noor of Medina Hospital told reporters that the casualties were only those brought to the hospital in Mogadishu where he works. He says that the death toll could be even higher.
Noor said, ‘I am sure this number will be huge as some of the victims may have been taken to other hospitals, including private hospitals.’ The Al-Shabaab extremist group has claimed responsibility for the attack (Somalia Attack by Al Shabaab). A Somali police spokesman said Mogadishu Police Commissioner Colonel Farhan Mohamed Karoleh was the target of the attack but was safe. The attackers tried to target the police commissioner.
The attacker was armed with heavy explosives
Police spokesman Said Adam Ali said: “A suicide car bomber carrying heavy explosives tried to target Mogadishu’s police commissioner. This attacker was sent by the Al-Shabaab terrorist group (Somalia Alshabaab Attack). He damaged the vehicle of the police commissioner of Mogadishu. This is the second such major blast in the city this month. At least 10 people lost their lives last week in an attack targeting a tea stall.
attack on army training center
Last month, at least 15 people were killed in a suicide bombing attack on a military training center in Mogadishu. While 20 people were injured (Somalia Attack Today). Police spokesman Sadiq Ali Aden told reporters that the suicide bomber, wearing a jacket filled with explosives, entered the center in the city’s Medina district and detonated it. The al-Qaeda-linked al-Shabaab extremist group claimed responsibility for the attack. This training center is used by the Somalia National Army for newly recruited personnel.
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