Tag Archives: Somalia

At least 6 killed in terrorist attack in Somali capital

At least six people were killed and more than seven others wounded after a heavy explosion targeted a restaurant in Mogadishu’s Lido Beach on Friday evening, a police officer said. Abdi Mohamud, a police officer in Mogadishu’s Abdiasis district, told Anadolu Agency over the phone that they believe that the …

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Man found guilty of murdering UK lawmaker David Amess

A “fanatical Islamist” inspired by Islamic State was found guilty on Monday of murdering veteran British lawmaker David Amess by knifing him to death in a frenzied attack in a church where he was meeting voters. Ali Harbi Ali, 26, a British citizen and son of a former media adviser …

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Five people stabbed in Italian resort, Somali man arrested

A Somali asylum-seeker was arrested by Italian police after he allegedly stabbed four women and a six-year-old child in the tourist town of Rimini on Saturday night, ANSA news agency reported on Sunday. Investigators were for the moment ruling out terrorism as the motive, ANSA added. Interior minister Luciana Lamorgese …

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Suicide bomber kills four, wounds eight in Mogadishu

At least four people were killed and eight others wounded in a suicide attack on a café in the Somali capital Mogadishu, police, and witnesses said on Friday. The attacker, who was wearing an explosive belt, targeted a café near heavily guarded government institutions, including the headquarters of the Somali …

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