3 February 2013

Somalia: Gunmen Wage Night-Time Attacked On Mogadishu Police Station

Mogadishu — Gunmen waged a night-time attack using grenades on a police station in Mogadishu injuring 3, Garowe Online reports.

According to local sources, the unidentified men sped off in a vehicle after launching grenades at a police station in Mogadishu.

Two police officers and 1 civilian were injured in the brazen attack on Friday.

Mogadishu authorities gave a press statement on Saturday stating that they were conducting a thorough investigation of the night-time attack.

The authorities refrained from stating whether or not the attack was carried out by Al Shabaab cells operating in Mogadishu.

Attacks in the war-torn capital of decreased as of late, however security sources who spoke to GO said that there is still an Al Shabaab presence in the capital.

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