Over 7 deaths recorded in Somalia after Al-Shabab suicide attack
(MENAFN) A suicide attack claimed by the Somali extremist militant group Al-Shabab leaved more than seven deaths and wounded nine others in Mogadishu on Sunday, the army and observers informed AFP.
A “desperate terrorist” blew himself up on Sunday morning near a line of new recruits who were joining at the Nacnac military base in the south of the Somali capital, local military commander Abdullahi Adan updated AFP.
“Seven people were killed and nine others injured,” he added.
“I was close to the site of the explosion, it was huge and I could see dead and injured people,” eyewitness Ahme Gobe said to AFP.
Another eyewitness, Asha Omar, said that he saw more than 10 people taken away by ambulance.
Al-Shabab, an extremist group related to Al-Qaeda that has been conducting an insurgency against the Somali state for 15 years, held responsibility for the invasion.
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