Tag Archives: Al-Shabaab

18 October 17

At least 300 killed in Mogadishu terrorist attack

At least 300 people have been killed in Somalia’s worst terrorist attack in decades.

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07 September 17

Kenya: Two policemen killed in suspected Al-Shabaab attack

Gunmen killed two police officers guarding a church on Sunday, in an attack which authorities say looks like a terrorist attack.

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26 August 17

Somalia: 10 civilians killed in US-backed raid

Somalia forces backed by US troops shot dead ten civilians – including three children – during a counter-terror operation on Friday, witnesses in the area say.

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03 August 17

Somalia: 7 soldiers killed by landmines near Baidoa

At least seven soldiers were killed in landmine explosions, targeting a military convoy, on Saturday near Baidoa town.

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03 August 17

Somalia: Ethiopia to help Somali troops reclaim town from Al-Shabaab

Ethiopian troops are being deployed to aid Somali’s army in reclaiming a town from Islamist militant groups Al-Shabaab. According to reports, the Ethiopian contingent has arrived in the city of Baidoa and will assist local forces with retaking the town
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28 July 17

Kenya: Al-Shabaab kills police officer in Mandera

Somalian Islamist group Al-Shabaab killed a policeman in Kenya on Thursday, during an attack on a police station in Mandera County.

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12 July 17

Somalia: US conducts another airstrike against Al-Shabaab – its 2nd in 3 days

The US military has conducted another airstrike against Al-Shabaab militants in Somalia – the second attack in three days.

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11 July 17

Somalia: US hits Al-Shabaab with drone strike

The United States military confirmed on Monday that it carried out a drone strike against Al-Shabaab militants in Somalia.

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06 July 17

Kenya: 9 beheaded in suspected Al-Shabaab attack

Nine people in Kenya were beheaded in a suspected Al-Shabaab attack in the district of Lamu, police say.

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23 June 17

Somalia: 15 people killed in car bomb attack

At least 15 people have been killed in a car bomb attack carried out by Al-Shabaab in the Somali capital of Mogadishu.

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