Truck Bomb in Somalia

Key details: 30/08/2016 from Japan A truck bomb exploded near the president’s palace in Mogadish, Somalia’s capital Fierce gunfire ongoing around the palace after the blast Al shabaab claimed the responsibility INC000115 https://twitter.com/Daudoo/status/770546812675563520 https://twitter.com/Daudoo/status/770554017223237632  http://www.aljazeera.com/news/2016/08/somalia-blast-gunfire-heard-mogadishu-160830092242718.html http://www.reuters.com/article/us-somalia-blast-idUSKCN1150TV?feedType=RSS&feedName=topNews&utm_source=twitter&utm_medium=Social http://sputniknews.com/africa/20160830/1044765062/somalia-car-explosion.html?utm_source=https%3A%2F%2Ft.co%2Ful4neZlHEi&utm_medium=short_url&utm_content=cbtm&utm_campaign=URL_shortening⁠⁠⁠⁠

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Car bombing incident: Somalia

Key details: 25/08/2016 from Turkey At least nine people were killed and two others injured late Thursday in a car-bomb attack at a beach restaurant in the Somali capital Mogadishu The attack took place at Banadir restaurant on Lido beach, a highly frequented area Five civilians, two members of the security forces and two attackers died in the incident. Two other civilians were hurt. Last January a similar attack by al-Shabaab militants on a restaurant at Lido beach left dozens dead. INC000078 http://aa.com.tr/en/africa/militants-kill-7-in-somali-beach-attack/635777

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Bombing near African Union Base

Key Details: 26/07/2016 Two bomb blasts hit near the main entrance to Mogadishu’s Aden Adde airport, close to a base for African Union (AU) peacekeeping troops. Al Shabaab claimed responsibility for the attack The first detonated a car bomb near the gates of the compound, which lies close to the airport, and the second tried to storm the base on foot. The area surrounding Mogadishu’s airport is designated a secure “green zone” for foreign embassies as well as UN and AU peacekeeping forces. Police said the first attacker detonated a car bomb and the second tried to storm the base on foot, but was shot[…]

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