21 February 2014

Somalia: Explosion and Gun Fight Around the Presidential Palace Mogadishu

Loud explosion heard near presidential palace in Somali capital Mogadishu, followed by heavy bursts of gunfire. Two loud explosions and very heavy and intensive gun fight rocked the Somalia's army chief residence and where as suicide attacks targeted at the Somalia presidential palace in the capital Mogadishu.

Number of casualties still unknown as both Somali security forces and the armed men are engaging in gun fights.

The security of the Somalia's capital Mogadishu has been deteriorating as Alshabab militia group claimed responsibly of the several attacks in the capital earlier.

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