Suicide car bomb kills 6 in Somalia’s capital, Mogadishu

Africa 05/22/19, 07:41

A Somalia police spokesman said a suicide car bomb by Islamic extremists has killed at least six people in the capital Wednesday.Capt. Mohamed Hussein said most of the casualties are soldiers and more than 13 people were injured.Somalia's extremist rebel ...

At least 3 killed in suicide car bombing in Somali capital

Africa 05/14/19, 08:59

A police officer says a suicide bomber detonated an explosives-laden vehicle at the gate of a district headquarters in Somalia's capital, killing at least three people.Capt. Mohamed Hussein says the bomber tried to enter the Warta Nabada district headquarters, which ...

Update: 10 dead in blast at restaurant in Somali capital

World 03/28/19, 06:54

The Latest on explosion in Somalia's capital (all times local):2:55 p.m.Police say at least 10 people have been killed and seven others wounded in a car bomb blast outside a restaurant in Somalia's capital, Mogadishu.Medics carry away the dead body ...

Bomb in Somalia’s capital kills 1, injures another

Africa 03/26/19, 10:33

A bomb exploded in Somalia's capital, Mogadishu, on Tuesday killing one person and wounding another.The blast from a bomb planted in a private luxury car exploded in Mogadishu's Hodan district, killing the driver and injuring a nearby pedestrian, said police ...

Somalia govt minister among 5 victims in extremist attack

Africa 03/23/19, 07:34

Gunmen stormed a government building in Somalia's capital after a suicide car bombing on Saturday, killing at least five people including the country's deputy labor minister, police said, in the latest attack by Islamic extremist fighters in the Horn of ...

Update: Somali minister among 5 killed in Somalia attack

Africa 03/23/19, 07:15

The Latest on the attack in Somalia's capital (all times local):3:10 p.m.A Somali police officer says five people, including the country's deputy labor minister, have been killed in an Islamic extremist attack on a government building in the capital.A woman ...

Mogadishu car bomb blast kills 5

Africa 03/07/19, 10:35

Restaurant is frequented by government soldiers who control one of the security checkpoints for the presidential palace, located about half a kilometer away from the blast scene

Update: Siege in Somali capital ends, attackers killed

Africa 03/01/19, 10:26

The Latest on extremist attack in Somalia's capital (all times local):6:25 p.m.Police in Somalia's capital say a nearly day-long siege in the heart of Mogadishu has ended with all of the al-Shabab extremist attackers killed.EDS NOTE: GRAPHIC CONTENT - Somalis ...

Somalia: 4 dead in bomb blast in the capital

Africa 02/28/19, 14:44

A powerful explosion killed at least four people in the Somali capital Thursday, police said. An Islamic extremist group claimed a Mogadishu hotel was the intended target, but a police officer said militants detonated a bomb while trying to assassinate ...

New Zealander freed after arrest in Kenya, near Somalia

Africa 02/08/19, 07:30

A Kenyan court has freed a New Zealander held in police custody for several days on suspicion of links with extremism.Sulub Warfaa, 36, spoke to journalists outside the court in Garissa, in northwestern Kenya."Just because I was born in Mogadishu ...

2 killed, 5 wounded in blast at Mogadishu gas station

Africa 01/29/19, 09:01

The deputy mayor of Somalia's capital says two people were killed and five wounded in an explosion at a gas station.Mohamed Tulah says the casualties in the Mogadishu blast are "far less than what everybody was expecting."Tuesday's blast occurred near ...

Somalia blast kills at least 6 near presidential palace

Africa 12/22/18, 05:02

An explosives-packed vehicle detonated at a military checkpoint near Somalia's presidential palace, killing at least six people and wounding several others, police said. The al-Qaida-linked al-Shabab extremist group, which often targets Mogadishu, claimed responsibility for the attack. Those killed include three ...

Ex-Somalia extremist now running for office is arrested

Africa 12/13/18, 07:10

The former number two leader of Somalia's al-Shabab extremists, who is now a candidate in a regional election, was arrested Thursday prompting violent protests in which four people were killed, officials said.Sheikh Mukhtar Robow, previously al-Shabab's spokesman, was arrested by ...

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