Al-Shabaab Attack on Somali Cleric's Compound Kills 15

Officials and witnesses say Al-Shabaab militants have attacked the compound of Sufi cleric, Sheikh Abdiweli Ali Elmi in the central Somali town of Galkayo, killing him and at least 14 other people.

Photo: UN Somalia

Violent extremists have carried out bombings in the Somali capital of Mogadishu on various occasions. Shown here is the aftermath of a car bomb attack on the city's Banadir Beach hotel on 25 August 2016.

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