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Somalia wants Saudi probe of refugee boat attack

Somalia wants Saudi probe of refugee boat attack

Somalia has called on the Saudi-led coalition fighting in Yemen to investigate an incident in which dozens of Somali refugees were shot dead on board a boat. It was not immediately clear who was behind the attack that killed more than 40 Somali refugees in waters off the coast of war-torn Yemen early on Friday. […]

March 19, 2017 | By | Reply More
Military attack kills 42 Somali refugees off Yemen’s coast

Military attack kills 42 Somali refugees off Yemen’s coast

The boat packed with dozens of Somali refugees was more than 30 miles off war-torn Yemen’s coast when a military vessel and a helicopter gunship swooped in, opening fire in the dead of night Friday, killing at least 42 people. The attack, which Yemen’s Shiite rebels blamed on a Saudi-led coalition, highlighted the perils of […]

March 18, 2017 | By | Reply More
Kenyan police kill 3 women who attacked police station

Kenyan police kill 3 women who attacked police station

Sep 12, – One of the women threw a firebomb at officers while another pulled out a knife, Mombasa police chief Parterson Maelo said, adding two policemen were wounded in the attack. Three women have been killed after they attacked a police station in the Kenyan coastal city of Mombasa on Sunday, a police official […]

September 12, 2016 | By | Reply More