Al Shabaab claims suicide attack in Somalia

By REUTERS
August 21, 2016 11:40

At least 10 people were killed when two suicide car bombers attacked the local government headquarters in Somalia's Galkayo town in the semi-autonomous Puntland region on Sunday, police said, and the militant al Shabaab group claimed the attack.

"We have confirmed 10 people dead including civilians and security forces," said Ali Ahmed, a police officer.



Witnesses and residents said they heard two loud blasts in quick succession followed by heavy gunfire.


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