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Head of Somalia's military unhurt, civilian killed in suicide car bomb on convoy

by Reuters Jul 14th 2020 · 1 min read
Head of Somalia's military unhurt, civilian killed in suicide car bomb on convoy

MOGADISHU – The head of Somalia’s military got away unhurt and one civilian was killed on Monday when a suicide aggressor drove a bomb- loaded car into a convoy in the capital Mogadishu, according to a military spokesperson and an ambulance service.

The al Qaeda- connected al Shabaab group stated it lagged the attack.

General Yusuf Rage was driving in the convoy near the military health center in Mogadishu’s Hodan district when the blast struck, Colonel Abdiqani Ali, the military spokesperson stated.

“The commander’s guards opened fire on the suicide car bomb as it speedily tried to swerve into the convoy. The bomber was shot dead and his car bomb exploded. The commander and his guards escaped unhurt,” he stated.

Mogadishu’s Aamin Ambulance service stated it had actually gathered the body of one civilian.

Al Sabaab’s military operations spokesperson Abdiasis Abu Musab stated in a declaration: “We conducted a martyrdom operation in Mogadishu. The target was a military convoy escorting senior apostate commanders.”

Since 2008, the Islamist militant group has actually been combating to topple the main federal government and develop its guideline based on its own extreme analysis of Islam’s Sharia law.

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last updated: 2020-07-14@00:07