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11 killed, 25 injured as blasts rock Somalia capital, Al-Qaida-linked group claims responsibility

The al-Qaida-linked extremist group al-Shabab has claimed responsibility for the blasts.
A pair of explosions rocked Somalia’s capital and left 11 people dead.(AP Photo)
A pair of explosions rocked Somalia’s capital and left 11 people dead.(AP Photo)
Updated on Jun 16, 2019 04:45 AM IST
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Mogadishu | ByPress Trust of India

7 dead in attack on Kenyan hotel; al-Shabab claims role in strike

Kenya’s national police chief Joseph Boinnet said the operation against the attackers was “still ongoing” and various offices have been secured in the area.
Cars are seen on fire at the scene where explosions and gunshots were heard at the Dusit hotel compound, in Nairobi, Kenya.(REUTERS)
Cars are seen on fire at the scene where explosions and gunshots were heard at the Dusit hotel compound, in Nairobi, Kenya.(REUTERS)
Updated on Jan 16, 2019 07:00 AM IST
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16 killed in suicide car bombing near Somalia’s presidential palace

Capt. Mohamed Hussein says the bomber targeted a military checkpoint near the rear entrance of the heavily fortified palace.
Police in Somalia say a suicide car bombing near the presidential palace has killed at least six people and wounded several others.(AP/ Representative Image)
Police in Somalia say a suicide car bombing near the presidential palace has killed at least six people and wounded several others.(AP/ Representative Image)
Updated on Dec 22, 2018 05:40 PM IST
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Mogadishu, Somalia | ByAssociated Press

Suicide car bombing in Somalia’s capital kills at least 3

At least three people were killed, including a child, after a suicide bomber detonated an explosives-laden vehicle outside a district headquarters in Somalia’s capital.
A Somali soldier walks near the wreckage of vehicles at the scene of a blast outside the compound of a district headquarters in the capital Mogadishu, Somalia Sunday.(AP)
A Somali soldier walks near the wreckage of vehicles at the scene of a blast outside the compound of a district headquarters in the capital Mogadishu, Somalia Sunday.(AP)
Updated on Sep 02, 2018 03:39 PM IST
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At least 9 dead in ongoing attack on Somalia’s interior ministry

At least nine people were killed in the attack on Somalia's interior ministry, and security forces killed all three attackers after a two-hour gun battle inside, police said.
A car burns after the blast in Mogadishu, Somalia, on Saturday, July, 7, 2018.(AP)
A car burns after the blast in Mogadishu, Somalia, on Saturday, July, 7, 2018.(AP)
Updated on Jul 07, 2018 11:43 PM IST
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Associated Press, Mogadishu | ByHT Correspondent

Woman stoned to death by extremist group in Somalia for ‘marrying’ 11 men

The al-Qaida-linked group’s radio arm reports that the stoning was carried out on Wednesday after an ad hoc al-Shabab court convicted the woman in Sablale town in Lower Shabelle region.
File photo of newly-trained al-Shabab fighters performing military exercises in Lafofe area,18 km south of Mogadishu, Somalia.(AP photo)
File photo of newly-trained al-Shabab fighters performing military exercises in Lafofe area,18 km south of Mogadishu, Somalia.(AP photo)
Updated on May 09, 2018 06:42 PM IST
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