Somalia: Blast, gunfire near mayor’s office kills several
27 January 2023 | 2:32 pm
An explosion near a government building in Mogadishu was followed by a shootout between security forces and gunmen that left at least five civilians dead. The al-Shabab terror group claimed responsibility for the attack.
Car bombings in central Somalia claimed the lives of scores of people, including senior regional officials. Al-Shabab claimed responsibility for the attack as the government ups its efforts against the terror group.
The death toll from this week's truck bombings has risen to at least 40, but local and national authorities say the latest attacks from the al-Shabab group will not deter them from fighting the terrorists.
Russia's FSB security service has said Ukrainian intelligence orchestrated an attack on the key transport link. Meanwhile, Ukraine's Zelenskyy has called for an "air shield."
In the past few decades, Somalia’s droughts have increased both in intensity and in number due to climate change. It is now facing a famine that threatens the lives of millions of people, especially children. The United Nations says there are staggering levels of malnutrition among children under the age of five. T
Rescuers worked on Saturday to free more than a dozen miners still thought to be trapped underground at a coal pit in northern Turkey, where a methane blast a day earlier killed at least 28 people. “Fifty eight of our miners were able to come out unharmed.
One child is being admitted for medical treatment for malnutrition every minute in Somalia as severe drought threatens to cause the deaths of children on a scale not seen in half a century, a spokesperson for UNICEF said on Tuesday.
Hundreds of mothers and their children are destitute as a severe drought continues to threaten death on a scale not seen in half a century, a spokesperson for UNICEF said on Tuesday.
The al-Qaida-linked extremist group al-Shabab has claimed responsibility for the attack in Mogadishu, the country's capital, where explosions have killed at least 100 and left hundreds more injured.
The clean-up continues in Somalia's capital Mogadishu as the death toll from the weekend's bombing claimed by Al Shabaab rises to at least 116. The government is appealing for international help.
The heavy losses incurred by al-Shabab come after multiple car bombings were recently claimed by the group in Mogadishu.
The United Nations political affairs chief has called Russia's attack on Ukrainian cities the "most intense bombardment" since Russia invaded Ukraine. She also warned the world of a "catastrophic spillover."
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