Thursday, December 14, 2017

Somalia: Suicide bomb attack kills 17

(Mogadishu) A suicide bomber infiltrated a police training camp in the Somali capital disguised as a police officer with hidden explosives strapped around his waist and torso, targeted officers gathering for special morning exercises and detonated his IED amongst a group of people. Killing 17 people and injuring another 20.

The Somalia-based al-Shabab extremist group has claimed responsibility for the attack.