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Armed Al-Shabab fighters storm military base in Somalia, over 60 people killed

Armed Al-Shabab fighters storm military base in Somalia, over 60 people killed

More than 60 people have reportedly been killed in Somalia after heavily armed Al-Shabab fighters stormed a military base in the country's semiautonomous state of Puntland, local media reports said.

Jun 08, 2017, 21:58 PM IST

Somali pirates hijack Indian commercial ship with 11 crew members aboard

Last month, Somali pirates hijacked an oil tanker, the first commandeering of a vessel since 2012, but released it after a fight with Puntland`s marine force.
 

Apr 03, 2017, 14:21 PM IST
11 dead, 50,000 displaced in week of Somali bloodshed: UN

11 dead, 50,000 displaced in week of Somali bloodshed: UN

A week of violent clashes between rival forces in northern Somalia has killed 11 people and forced more than 50,000 to flee, the UN humanitarian agency said on Saturday.

Oct 15, 2016, 19:30 PM IST