Militants Bomb Somali Presidential Palace, Hotel Killing Dozens
The number of deaths from the twin car bomb explosions in Mogadishu has risen from 18 to at least 38, according to officials. Al-Qaeda-linked Islamist group, Al-Shabaab, has claimed responsibility for the attack which comes after months of relative calm.
Deutsche Welle, 24 February 2018
Dozens of people were killed in twin car bomb blasts in the Somalian capital, Mogadishu, in what appears to have been a foiled attack on the presidential palace. Islamist militant… Read more »
Deutsche Welle, 23 February 2018
At least 18 people have been killed in Mogadishu after two bombers struck the city's government quarter. The attacks were later claimed by al-Shabab terrorists. Read more »
Wreckage of one of the suicide car bombs used to attack the presidential palace in Mogadishu, Somalia’s capital (file photo).