Four people killed, scores injured as cars still burning after car bomb explosion at busy Maka Al-Mukarama Road in Mogadishu. The blast also destroyed neighboring shops, restaurants and medical shop. Death toll likely to rise

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20 May 2019
Mogadishu attack update: Exchange of gunfire just heard, troops said to be launching an attack to end Al-Shabaab siege. Militants have been holed up in a building next to Hotel Maka Al-Mukarama
A exchanging gunshots between Alshabab gumen who stormed the Hotel and security forces ongoing inside a building close to Maka Hotel.
Its almost midnight in Mogadishu and heavy exchange of gunfire can still be heard from Makka Al Mukarrama Hotel. Al-Shabaab says its fighters stormed the hotel popular with government officials, civilians servants and security personnel. Death toll has surpassed 10. Somalia
Mogadishu: Second explosion just reported in the area between the site of the first explosion and K4 junction.
A suicide car bomb exploded in Mogadishu, killing at least five people and destroying buildings in the Somali capital's busiest street – police
Four people killed, scores injured as cars still burning after car bomb explosion at busy Maka Al-Mukarama Road in Mogadishu. The blast also destroyed neighboring shops, restaurants and medical shop. Death toll likely to rise
2 month ago
Puntland regional MP Mohamed Farah died in road accident near the coastal town of Bosaso, police said.
2 month ago
Somalia Puntland: IS claimed responsibility for assassination of Bosasso police chief
New US airstrike vs alShabaab in Shebeeley, Hiran Region, Somalia, on Feb 25 - this time striking an encampment that was used as a staging area for attacks, killing about 20 militants, per @USAfricaCommand
Somalia: Three members of the government militia were killed and a tank was destroyed in an ambush by al-Shabaab fighters in the Afgoye countryside, southwest of Mogadishu.
2 month ago
US military says airstrike in Somalia kills 35 al-Shabab extremists, not far from Ethiopian border
Nine street cleaners shot dead by suspected militants in Lafole suburb of Mogadishu, officials. Somalia
At least seven women have been killed after gunmen opened fire on a group of women who were cleaning rubbish from the roads at Hawa Abdi village just outskirts of Mogadishu, the perpetrators escaped.
Somalia's Oldest Federal Lawmaker Fatally Shot in Mogadishu
4 US air strikes targeting facilities / checkpoints of Al Shabab to finance itself; Al Shabab affirm with photos in support, that there are affected civilians in Kunyo Barrow "1 baby killed his wounded mother, 1 boys wounded, prof of a madrassa killed"
2 month ago
[email protected] conducted 4 airstrikes in Somalia Saturday targeting "checkpoints and facilities used by al-Shabaab to collect illegal taxes"
Somalia's Lower House MP Osman Elmi Boqore has been shot dead by armed men in Mogadishu's Karaan district. He was the oldest MP in house. Former Somali President Hassan Sheikh extends his condolences to the families of the MP. Somalia
2 month ago
Somali armed group AlShabaab claims to have carried out bomb attack on Ethiopian army vehicle in Bardhere town. It says heavy casualties inflicted upon troops. It is unclear how many were killed.
Al Shabab claims assassination of a prosecutor named "Mohammed Mursal" in Hodon Mogadishu
Unknown assailants armed with Pistols have shot and killed Mohamed Mursal who said to be a government worker in Mogadishu's Hodan District.The assailants reportedly fled from crime scene ,taking the victims vehicle after the killing -Witnesses
Reports of explosion in Mogadishu
Released map shows Somalia didn't even conduct seismic survey in the maritime area that is subject of the jurisdiction of the International Court of Justice (ICJ). Area surveyed in 2014-2016 starts from south of Kismayo to Gara'ad in central Somalia.3 month ago
Released map shows Somalia didn't even conduct seismic survey in the maritime area that is subject of the jurisdiction of the International Court of Justice (ICJ). Area surveyed in 2014-2016 starts from south of Kismayo to Gara'ad in central Somalia.
Here is the full statement by Somalia in response to Kenya decision to summon its Ambassador to Mogadishu and instruct Somali Ambassador to Kenya to depart Nairobi.
3 month ago
There is a fake letter circulating on social media with the letter head of @MofaSomalia addressing Kenya's expulsion of Somalia's envoy. According to local media reports, there is a high-level meeting currently underway in @TheVillaSomalia and a statement will follow.
African Union troops' vehicle hit by bomb explosion in Mogadishu. Two police soldiers nearby the scene killed
Here is the full statement by Kenya recalling its Ambassador to Somalia, Lucas Tumbo, in protest of the February 7 London Somalia oil conference.
Kenya is recalling its Ambassador to Somalia, claims Somalia "auctioned" oil and gas blocks in Kenya territory. The report doesn't say which part of Kenya territory Somalia has allegedly auctioned.
Somalia AQ/al Shabaab officially claims killing 3 US soldiers and 5 Somali special forces during shaelling US base in Baledogle military airport in Lower Shabelle
Reports of an explosion at Dayniile police station near xero jarmal area in Dayniile district. Casualties remains unknown.
Al Shabab claims to have bombed US forces at Balidoogle Air Force Base
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