Saturday, April 28, 2018

Somalia: Suicide bomber kills 4, injures 6 more.

(Mogadishu) At least four Somali government soldiers have been killed and six wounded by a suicide bomber who attacked a tea restaurant in the town of Galkayo in central Somalia.

The attack happened on the northern side of the town controlled by the Puntland semi-autonomous region. An eye witness stated:
"A young man wearing a suicide vest rushed toward the restaurant where government security officials and their guards gathered and blew himself up"
Col. Abdi Hukun Abdullahi Mohamed, the commander of the town's security patrol teams, senior Somali military official Abdikani Ahmed Geyre, another army colonel and one of their guards died in the attack.