AL-SHABAB ATTACKS CID HEADQUARTERS IN MOGADISHU

AL-SHABAB ATTACKERS SET OFF TWO CAR BOMBS OUTSIDE A POLICE BASE IN SOMALIA'S CAPITAL BEFORE GUNMEN STORMED INSIDE, LEAVING AT LEAST 10 PEOPLE DEAD, POLICE SAID.

THE ARMED GROUP QUICKLY CLAIMED RESPONSIBILITY FOR THE ASSAULT ON THE HEADQUARTERS OF SOMALIA'S CRIMINAL INVESTIGATION DEPARTMENT CID IN MOGADISHU ON SUNDAY.

'Huge blast' Al Shabab's military operations spokesman, Abdiasis Abu Musab, said one of its suicide bombers had started Sunday's attack by ramming a car bomb into the building's gate.
-- M.Mubarak (@somalianalyst) July 31, 2016 "Last week, al-Shabab used a former member of parliament as a suicide bomber," said Al Jazeera's Mohammed Adow.

Al-Shabab attackers set off two car bombs outside a police base in Somalia's capital before gunmen stormed inside, leaving at least 10 people dead, police said. The armed group quickly claimed responsibility for the assault...

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