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Somali president- Attack killed at least 180 Kenyan soldiers

Somali president- Attack killed at least 180 Kenyan soldiers

Feb 25, – Between 180 and 200 Kenyan soldiers were killed in the Jan. 15 attack, President Hassan Sheikh Mohamud said Wednesday. He was speaking in an interview on a Somali cable TV channel while attending a conference in Turkey. Kenya’s government has concealed the death toll. At least 180 Kenyan soldiers were killed in […]

February 25, 2016 | By | Reply More
18 killed in 2 bomb attacks in Somalia

18 killed in 2 bomb attacks in Somalia

Aug 22, – In the first attack 14 soldiers were killed when militants drove an explosives-laden vehicle into a training site for government soldiers in the southern port city of Kismayo, said Col. Mohamed Hassan, a senior Somali police officer in Kismayo. At least 18 people have been killed in two separate bomb explosions in […]

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Somali police struggle to stop deadly attacks

Somali police struggle to stop deadly attacks

Nov 28, – However, some cars had already passed through unrestricted and tension spreads among the jittery soldiers, who are chewing khat, leaves that are stimulants. They say they don’t want a bomb-laden vehicle to pass through their check-point and then explode in Mogadishu. A Somali police officer is warned on his walkie-talkie that a […]

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Nigeria: Militants kill students in college attack

Nigeria: Militants kill students in college attack

Sep 30, – The attack, blamed on the Boko Haram extremist group, came despite a 4 ½-month-old state of emergency covering three states and one-sixth of the country. It and other recent violence have led many to doubt assurances from the government and the military that they are winning Nigeria’s war on the extremists. Suspected […]

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Kenya minister says 2 male militants killed

Kenya minister says 2 male militants killed

Sep 23, –  Kenya’s interior minister says two Islamic extremists were killed Monday as military forces waged an operation to rescue hostages inside an upscale mall in Nairobi. A top military official said he believes the attackers are “a multinational collection from all over the world.” After four large blasts rocked the Westgate Mall on […]

September 23, 2013 | By | Reply More
Kenya minister says 59 killed in mall attack

Kenya minister says 59 killed in mall attack

Sep 22, –  The attack by al-Qaida-linked militants at an upscale mall in Nairobi killed at least 59 people and wounded 175, Kenya’s interior Cabinet secretary said Sunday. Multiple barrages of gunfire erupted Sunday morning from inside the building where there is a hostage standoff with Islamic extremists nearly 24 hours after they attacked using […]

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Kenya Red Cross: 22 dead in upscale mall attack

Kenya Red Cross: 22 dead in upscale mall attack

Sep 21, – Gunmen threw grenades, fired automatic weapons and targeted non-Muslims at the upscale Westgate mall in Kenya’s capital on Saturday, killing at least 22 people and wounding dozens more, a Red Cross official and witnesses said. Police blamed the attack on terrorists. Kenyan military and police surrounded the mall, which had been hosting […]

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