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Islamist attacks cause two deaths in Somalia´s capital

Somalia, Mogadiscio, ataque, estación, policía, muertos

Islamist attacks cause two deaths in Somalia´s capital

Mogadishu, Feb 16 (Prensa Latina) Commands of the Islamist movement Al Shabab attacked last night two units of the police in this capital and caused the death of two minors and 16 injured people among the civilian population, an official spokesman confirmed.
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The injured civilians are residents in the vicinity of the police base, three of whose defenders were also injured, according to the report.

The first action began with the projection of a vehicle loaded with explosives against the police station in the Kaxda district, that they occupied for several hours after overcoming the resistence of the barracks, the informant said, according to the version of his statements in the local press.

The death of two minors occurred when the assailants attacked the police unit in the district of Darussalam in the action that caused the most number of victims, 12.

Al Shabab was founded in 2006, is loyal to Al Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb, operates in Somalia and Yemen and disputes the prevalence with the Islamic State.


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