Saturday, February 4, 2023

Extremists storm govt. office in Somalia’s capital; 5 dead

MOGADISHU, (*5*) — (*5*)’s authorities says 5 civilians had been killed when al-Qaida-linked extremists stormed a regional authorities office in the capital on Sunday.

The founding father of the Aamin ambulance service, Abdulkadir Adan, instructed The Related Press his workforce collected 16 wounded individuals from the scene.

The al-Shabab extremist group claimed duty for the assault on the Banadir Regional Administration headquarters in Mogadishu.

A workers member on the headquarters mentioned the assault started with a suicide bombing earlier than gunmen entered and exchanged fireplace with safety guards. The staffer, Mustafa Abdulle, mentioned many of the staff had been rescued by safety forces.

Al-Shabab typically carries out assaults in Mogadishu. The federal authorities final yr declared “whole warfare” on the extremist group and has retaken a lot of communities the fighters had managed in central and southern (*5*).

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