Large explosion rocks Mogadishu

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25 September 2018
Al-Shabab has claimed responsibility for today's explosions in Mogadishu, Somalia's capital
Somali security forces shot dead at least 2 militants wearing military uniform. The militants detonated 2 car bombs as they attempted to get past a checkpoint manned by security forces. A security official says militants were trying to penetrate the Presidential Palace
Video captures moment of the explosion from suspected car bombing in Mogadishu. A 2nd explosion was reported although it's not yet clear whether the 2nd explosion was caused by a car bomb or grenade. Troops at the Peace Garden appear to have "fought off" attackers.
Two large blasts followed by heavy gunfire have been heard around @TheVillaSomalia and Syl hotel in Mogadishu, Somalia. the target of the attack is not clear yet
The sound of gunfire in central Mogadishu following an explosion; area of the attack is in the vicinity of Peace Garden and SYL Hotel. (Video by @saxafi111)
Two explosions near the presidential palace in the Somali capital Mogadishu amid intense gunfire
A suicide explosion has targeted a popular hotel SYL which locates near @TheVillaSomalia's main gate
Large explosion rocks Mogadishu
2 month ago
AlShabaab claims to have killed 3 Kenyan police soldiers in an ambush attack on Hamey police station in Garissa
At least 2 civilians were killed 4 others injured after Somali and AMISOM troops opened fire in Huriwaa district of Mogadishu today, residents say. An IED explosion targeting AU military vehicle occurred prior to the shooting; two more smaller explosion also reported in Huriwaa.
2 month ago
Reports of new suspected U.S. airstrike reported near Jawaari village, Middle Jubba region last night. Pro-Al-Shabab media say no one was hurt but other sources say as many as 8 militants were killed
Somaliland Minister of Religious Affairs and Endowment Hassan Moallim Hussein fired. He was only appointed to the position less than two months ago
Somalia: IS claims 2 operations: - shot dead intelligence agent at Bosasso Puntland, In Bacaad Mogadishu, an intelligence agent and a police officer2 month ago
Somalia: IS claims 2 operations: - shot dead "intelligence agent" at #Bosasso #Puntland, In #Bacaad #Mogadishu, an "intelligence agent" and a police officer
8 dead and 17 injured in two explosions targeted the headquarters of the Somali Interior Ministry in Mogadishu
AlShabaab gunman were believed to have taken hostage at top building of the Interior Ministry HQs in Mogadishu
Second went off in Mogadishu
Initial reports: Al-Shabaab fighters attacked with two cars with the explosives in the compound of ministry of security and interior, across from parliament building in Mogadishu, black smoke can be seen in the sky
At least 7 people killed and 10 others injured in suicide explosion at Interior Ministry building in Mogadishu. Today's attack claimed by AlShabaab
Gunfire and grenade blasts are being heard near Ministry of Internal security affairs and Somali parliament HQs in Mogadishu, Somalia's capital
Huge blast heard in Somalia's capital Mogadishu with smoke seen rising above the scene of the explosion
2 month ago
Kenyan army base hit by rockets in Somalia
2 month ago
At least 17 people have been killed in fighting between militants from Somalia’s al Shabaab group and clan militias in the country’s central semi-autonomous region of Galmudug
2 month ago
The European Parliament calls on the UAE to immediately stop destabilizing Somalia and respect its sovereignty
2 month ago
Huge explosion hits Kenyan police soldiers in Lamu as Al-Shabaab claims to have killed 7 soldiers in bomb blast
Islamic State claimed killing 6 Somali policemen with an IED near the Bakara market in Mogadishu Somalia. This is the 60th overall claim for IS in Somalia and the 10th since June 2. This is also the second claimed IED in Mog since June 16 according to @LongWarJournal data
Seven injured by road-side bomb in Somalia's Mogadishu
At least 5 people injured in bomb explosion near cinema Nasri in Mogadishu's Hodan
At least two people injured in landline explosion near cinema Nasri in Hodan district, a short while ago: Security Source
Al Qaeda-linked group claims attack on French troops in Mali
Explosion reported around Siinay junction in Mogadishu, Somalia's capital
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