11 May 2021
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@USAfricaCommand says there was NO airstrike by US forces during Monday's operation vs alShabaab in in Ballow and Jambalul villages in Somalia
[email protected] envoy to Somalia James Swan condemns the mortar attack on the Aden Adde International Airport in Mogadishu
Incoming mortar fire causes damage to prefabs, vehicles in Halane camp, footage shows. No casualties reported so far. The Al-Shabaab militant claimed responsibility
Heavy explosions said to be mortar attacks have been reported near Aden Adde international airport in Mogadishu. Reports say several mortars landed inside Somalia's heavily fortified Halane military, camp which housing AU, UN offices in the city
Reports of indirect fire on Halane, the AMISOM base camp in Mogadishu. Five to six impacts were reported; casualties not yet known
2 month ago
Al-Shabaab media published purported audio of one of their leaders Mahad Karate threatening further attacks on prisons to free militant inmates, following Thursday's attack on Bosaso prison. Puntland said some prisoners were recaptured and vowed to prepare operation to degrade AS
At least 20 dead, 30 others injured in a car bomb outside Lul Yemeni restaurant in Mogadishu, according to @AaminAmbulance. A suicide bomber attacked the same hotel in early August last year
Somalia: Confirmation: An initial assessment would show 20 dead and 30 injured in a suicide bombing targeting a restaurant in central Mogadishu
Scene of tonight's massive explosion near Mogadishu Central prison. Witnesses say suspected car bomb targets Luul Yemeni restaurant. Casualties reported. No group claims responsibility yet
2 month ago
Al-Shabaab claims releasing 400 terrorist inmates from Bosaso prison in Puntland during a coordinated midnight attack. At least 7 police officers killed in the attack, according police
2 month ago
Latest following Al-Shabaab prison raid in Puntland: -Militants used complex attack -Sources told local reporters militants entered the prison -AS claims releasing 400 inmates, but no independent corroboration yet. -Puntland says some inmates may have escaped, some re-arrested
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Somalia: Al Shabab said its fighters released detainees from the prison during the attack in Bosaso in the Bari region of Puntland. There would be victims
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The arrest of the leader of the Al-Qaeda organization in Wadi Hadramawt, Qaboos bin Talib, in a qualitative operation for the Arab coalition in cooperation with the Yemeni security and military services in the region
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Al-Shabab attack on AMISOM & SNA military base locations in Hudur Somalia
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Afghan MoD claims at least 30 Taliban, "including 16 Al-Qaeda members" were killed and six others wounded in ANDSF operation with support of SOF and the Afghan AF in Nijrab district in Kapisa province
Somali PM to meet with opposition leaders for the 2nd time in 5 days. Last Thursday's deal eased tensions after the govt expressed regret over recent violence, promised to allow right to protest in return for the opposition to delay their planned rally for up to 10 days
2 month ago
An attack by Al-Shabaab fighters on a military base of the Ethiopian forces in the city of Helgen, Hiran state, central Somalia
At least two bodyguards of General Abas Amin Ali, the deputy chief of SNA were killed in a landmine attack that occurred near Hamar boarding school in Mogadishu's Hodan district on Sunday morning. No group claimed the responsibility for the attack
There are casualties following IED explosion in Mogadishu. According to a source, the IED appeared to have targeted a senior military officer's convoy heading towards the Ministry of Defense. The officer has survived but some of the soldiers with him got hurt, per source
Bomb targets vehicles carrying military personnel in Somali capital Mogadishu
Witnesses in Mogadishu say security forces have intercepted a vehicle suspected to be filled with explosives at the airport road; public have been told to avoid the area. (Footage of the suspected vehicle taken by a witness)
2 month ago
Reuters: 8 Malian soldiers were killed in an attack in central Bamako
HTS arrested an Isis cell in al-Atarib town and seized few weapons belonging to the militants
The police thwarted a suicide attack on a shopping mall in central Mogadishu
At least one police officer wounded in an explosion in Hamarweyne. One account says public tipped police about a man wearing a suicide vest, prompting a chase followed by explosion. A 2nd account says the man threw the vest at police while running. Police say attack is foiled
Reports of an explosion close to Hamarweynr district police station, Mogadishu
On The Trail of Militants: Two suspected militants arrested with an AK 47 riffle and over 100 rounds of ammunition in Isiolo county
At the UNSC meeting on Somalia, SRSG James Swan warns that growing political tensions threaten Somalia's state building progress, and even security. Swan reiterated that there should be no partial elections, no parallel processes and no unilateral actions by Somali leaders
Renewed clashes in central Mogadishu between security forces and guards of the coalition of Somali presidential candidates
2 month ago
Al-Shabaab were also able to counter 3 attempts by the Somali forces to regain control of the Jaideri town, and they carried out several mortar shells on the forces' bases in the city of Baadween.
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