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Four police officers killed in Somalia suicide car bombing

Four police officers killed in Somalia suicide car bombing

Oct 18, – “Many militants have entered the town. Heavy fighting is taking place,” police major Nur Osman told Reuters. Afgoye is about 30 kilometers southwest of the capital Mogadishu. A suicide attacker rammed a bomb-laden car into a police station in the Somali town of Afgoye on Tuesday, killing at least four police officers, […]

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Islamist gunmen kill 17 in Somalia beach restaurant attack

Islamist gunmen kill 17 in Somalia beach restaurant attack

Jan 22, – Al Shabaab, a militant group aligned with al Qaeda, said its fighters set off two car bombs at the Beach View Cafe on Mogadishu’s popular Lido beach, and engaged in a gun battle for hours with government troops trying to flush them out. At least 17 people were killed in the Somali […]

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