Suicide bomber blows himself in police academy in Somalia, many casualties likely

Suicide bomber blows himself in police academy in Somalia, many casualties likely

A suicide bomber blew himself up inside the main police academy in Somalia's capital Mogadishu today with several people feared dead, police said.

Dec 14, 2017, 11:25 AM IST

25 killed, 30 injured in Somalia hotel attack

As many as 25 people were on Saturday killed and 30 others injured following a suicide attack outside a popular hotel in Somalia's Mogadishu.

Oct 29, 2017, 13:31 PM IST

At least three dead in Mogadishu car bombings

Following the blasts, witnesses reported hearing gunfire and said the entire area around the Nasa Hablod Hotel 2 had been sealed off by security forces

Oct 28, 2017, 23:06 PM IST
Somalia bombing: Death toll reaches over 300

Somalia bombing: Death toll reaches over 300

The death toll is expected to rise as the emergency crews is till pulling more bodies from burned cars and demolished buildings

Oct 16, 2017, 07:37 AM IST
Death toll from Somalia bombings rises to more than 200

Death toll from Somalia bombings rises to more than 200

A spokesman for the Aamin Ambulance service said it knew of more than 250 people wounded during the bombings on Saturday.

Oct 15, 2017, 18:37 PM IST
Car bombs kill at least 22 in Somalia's capital Mogadishu: Police

Car bombs kill at least 22 in Somalia's capital Mogadishu: Police

About two hours later, a second blast took place in the city's Madina district.

Oct 14, 2017, 21:45 PM IST

Shabaab Islamists attack Somali army base killing at least 8

Shabaab jihadists attacked a Somali army base today in the southern town of Barire, killing at least eight soldiers and stealing equipment, officials and witnesses said.

Sep 29, 2017, 13:37 PM IST
US airstrike kills Al-Shabaab terrorist in Somalia

US airstrike kills Al-Shabaab terrorist in Somalia

The US Africa Command (Africom) said on Friday that the Thursday afternoon precision airstrike occurred near Barawe, Somalia, about 270 km southwest of the capital, Mogadishu.

Sep 09, 2017, 08:21 AM IST
Al-Shabaab commander Killed in Somalia: US

Al-Shabaab commander Killed in Somalia: US

Ali Jabal was responsible for leading Al-Shabaab forces in the Mogadishu and Banadiir regions in planning and executing attacks.

Aug 04, 2017, 23:31 PM IST

Car bombing on government building in Somali capital kills at least 10

More than 10 persons died, 20 others were wounded. The explosion destroyed the building of Wadajir District headquarters.

Jun 20, 2017, 17:31 PM IST

Mogadishu restaurant siege ends, 19 civilians killed

After an 11-hour-long battle, Somalian security forces have finally ended the siege at a Mogadishu restaurant early Thursday.

Jun 15, 2017, 13:58 PM IST

US forces conduct strike against Somalia`s Al-Shabaab: Pentagon

The Pentagon said the operation occurred at approximately 0600 GMT "in coordination with regional partners as a direct response to Al-Shabaab actions.

Jun 11, 2017, 20:02 PM IST

Somalia's president vows revenge on al Shabaab after deadly attack

Somalia`s president said late Thursday night the country`s army was in "hot pursuit" of Islamist group al Shabaab fighters after the insurgents` assault on a military base in the Puntland region that left at least 38 people dead. 

Jun 09, 2017, 11:53 AM IST

Over 30,000 Somalis return from conflict-hit Yemen: UNHCR

Some 30,600 Somalis have returned to their country from Yemen since the beginning of war in Yemen in 2015, the UN refugee agency said on Friday.

May 19, 2017, 16:41 PM IST

Car blast kills government worker in Somali capital

A government official was killed by a bomb planted in his car in Somalia`s capital on Monday.

Apr 10, 2017, 13:01 PM IST

Mortar attack kills three in Somalia, say police, ambulance services

Mortar shells fired into homes in the Somali capital of Mogadishu has killed three people and wounded five, police and ambulance services said on Friday.

Apr 07, 2017, 18:23 PM IST

Explosion heard in central Mogadishu, huge cloud of smoke seen: Reuters witness

A huge explosion was heard in the centre of Somalia's capital Mogadishu on Wednesday, a Reuters witness said. 

Apr 05, 2017, 14:46 PM IST

Car bomb explodes near presidential palace in Somalia capital

A car bomb exploded at a checkpoint less than a kilometre away from the presidential compound in the Somali capital Mogadishu on Tuesday, police said.

Mar 21, 2017, 21:35 PM IST

Pirates hijack oil tanker with eight Lankan crew members abroad off Somalia's coast

Pirates have hijacked an oil tanker off the coast of Somalia, Somali officials and piracy experts said today, in the first hijacking of a large commercial vessel on the crucial global trade route since 2012.

Mar 14, 2017, 20:26 PM IST

Somalia suicide attack: Bomb kills 20 at crowded market in Mogadishu

At least 20 people were killed and more than 50 got injured when a bomb went off at a market in western Mogadishu on Sunday.

Feb 20, 2017, 10:33 AM IST