Tag Archives: Al-Shabaab

22 November 18

Kenya: Gunmen kidnap Italian aid worker

Unidentified gunmen in Kenya have kidnapped an Italian aid worker, police in the African nation say.

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15 October 18

Somalia: 20 killed in Baidoa suicide bombing

At least 20 people have been killed by two suspected suicide bombings in the southern Somali city of Baidoa.

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04 September 18

Somalia: At least 6 killed in Mogadishu blast, causing school to collapse

At least six people have been killed in a major explosion in the Somali capital of Mogadishu, according to police.

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07 August 18

Somalia: 6 people killed in two car bomb attacks

At least six people were killed in Somalia on Sunday in two separate car bomb attacks.

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07 July 18

Somalia: 9 killed in al-Shabaab car bomb attack

At least nine people were killed during a car bomb attack in the Somali capital of Mogadishu on Saturday.

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04 June 18

Somalia: US says air strike kills 12 militants, al-Shabaab seizes central town

The US military says an air strike against Somali extremist group al-Shabaab killed 12 militants on Thursday.

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14 April 18

Somalia: 5 killed in football stadium bomb blast

Five football fans were killed and several others wounded on Thursday when a bomb exploded at a packed stadium in Barawe, southern Somalia.

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24 February 18

Somalia: 27 people killed in Mogadishu explosions

At least 27 people have been killed in two explosions in the Somali capital of Mogadishu.

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23 February 18

Al-Shabaab demanding money child recruits from Somali villages

Militant group al-Shabaab is extorting large sums of money and forcibly recruiting children from villages in Somalia.

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08 February 18

Somalia: Mogadishu truck bomber sentenced to death

Somalia’s military courts on Tuesday sentenced a man to death over his role in the deadliest bomb attack to take place in the country.

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