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AFRICA:

SOMALIA:

  • In Somalia, a car bomb exploded at the entrance of a hotel frequented by Somali officials, members of the security forces and community leaders. At least three people were killed. Al-Shabaab claimed responsibility. The Al-Qaeda-linked Al-Shabaab has been waging a violent insurgency across the Horn of Africa country seeking to unseat the internationally backed government in Mogadishu.

SOURCE: FRANCE 24


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Africa

AFRICA

  • SOMALIA: A suicide bomber blew himself up in a restaurant near a police academy in Somalia’s capital Mogadishu. Six people died. Al Qaeda-allied Islamist group al Shabaab frequently carries out bombings in Somalia as part of its campaign to topple the central government.

SOURCE: REUTERS

 

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AFRICA

  • KENIA: U.S military plan to carry out armed drone strikes targeting Al Shabaab fighters in portions of Kenya, potentially expanding the war zone across the border from their sanctuaries in Somalia.

SOURCE: STRANDARD MEDIA

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