Somalia

Huge Car Bomb Explosion just Heard In Mogadishu

MOGADISHU, Somalia — Two huge explosions thought to be car bombs were heard at around Somalia’s Criminal Investigation Department (CID) in the Km4 area in the heart of Mogadishu on Sunday morning, police and witnesses said.

Somalia

Al Shabaab launches deadly car bomb attack on Somali army base

MOGADISHU, Somalia — Heavily armed fighters from the Al Qaeda-affiliated Al-Shabaab have launched a coordinated assault on a military base in the town of Laanta-Buuro, which is situated in the Lower Shabelle region of Southern Somalia, military personnel and residents said.