SOMALI AL-SHABAB TARGETED DIPLOMATIC CONVOY – 12 KILLED
Military vehicle escorting a United Arab Emirates – UAE’ diplomatic convoy, on Wednesday 06/24/2015, was hit by a car bomb in Somalia’s capital, killing at least 12 people, including 4 soldiers, police said. The UAE ambassador survived the suicide attack as he was riding in a bullet-proof land cruiser vehicle,
The militant Islamist group al-Shabab said it carried out the attack, to target “a foreign enemy” (see also – Mogadishu 07.16.12 ).
On Sunday 06/21/2015 morning, a suicide car bomber and gunmen attacked a training centre for the national intelligence agency.
The militants have vowed to intensify attacks during the Muslim fasting month of Ramadan,
We targeted a vehicle carrying the enemies of Somalia,” Abdulaziz Abu Muscab, a spokesman for al-Shabab said.. The attack targeted UAE nationals. They were military trainers, Hussein Afrah, a Somali military officer, told Reuters,
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