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8 al-Shabab militants killed in Somalia Mogadishu: The Somali Army has killed at least eight al-Shabab extremists in a fierce gun battle in the southern region of Bay, an official said. The militants on Monday attacked an Army base in...

by The Pioneer Dec 24th 2019 · 1 min read
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Wednesday, 25 December 2019 | Agencies

8 al-Shabab militants killed in Somalia

Mogadishu: The Somali Army has killed at least eight al-Shabab extremists in a fierce gun battle in the southern region of Bay, an official said. The militants on Monday attacked an Army base in Goof-Gadud Burey, but the forces subdued them, Hassan Mayow Isaq, Governor of Goof-Gadud Burey, was quoted as saying to journalists by Xinhua news agency.

Wall Street ends higher, Boeing lifts Dow

New York: Wall Street’s three main indexes closed higher as investors digested corporate news and economic data.

26 killed in Indonesia as bus plunges into ravine

Bangkok: At least 26 people were killed after a passenger bus plunged into a ravine in Indonesia’s South Sumatra, police said on Tuesday.

Sufi leader dies in Iran hospital: report

Tehran: The leader of one of Iran’s largest Sufi sects, Noor Ali Tabandeh, died on Tuesday in a hospital in Tehran, the semi-official news agency ISNA reported. He was 92.

Two killed, 13 injured in jihadist attack in Nigeria

 Kano (Nigeria): At least two civilians were killed and 13 others injured when jihadists attacked a military checkpoint in northeast Nigeria, sources said.

Gloomy Xmas Eve on 20th day of French strike

Paris: Christmas Eve was  gloomy one for France, as the 20th day of a transport strike left many scrambling on Tuesday to reach their loved ones for the traditional family feast.

last updated: 2019-12-25@13:12