Shebab militants attack military base in Mogadishu: Officials

Shebab militants attack military base in Mogadishu: Officials

The fighters had captured the building and “killed many” intelligence agents inside.



By (AFP)

Published: Sun 21 Jun 2015, 11:49 AM

Last updated: Wed 8 Jul 2015, 2:58 PM

Mogadishu — Shebab militants on Sunday launched a major suicide raid on Sunday against a military intelligence base in the capital Mogadishu on Sunday, setting off a car bomb before storming inside, security officials said.

“There is an attack against a base belonging to the security forces. The violent elements used a car bomb to get inside the compound. There was a heavy exchange of gunfire,” said Adan Mohamed, a Somali security official.

 

 

 


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