Saturday, February 24, 2018

Somalia: Bomb attacks on presidential palace., kills 18, injures 20

(Mogadishu) At least 18 people have been killed after two car bomb attacks in Somalia's capital Mogadishu.

Police said the first car bomb went off after militants breached a checkpoint near the president's residence by shooting at security personnel. The second blast was in a car parked in front of a hotel away from the palace. Security forces shot dead five gunmen suspected of trying to attack the building.