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Mogadishu strike by explosions and severe gunfire

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Authorities said Al-Shabab militants attacked police stations and checkpoints in Mogadishu, Somalia’s capital, in the early hours of Wednesday.

 

At roughly 01:00 a.m. local time, heavy gunfire and many explosions were heard.


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Internal Security Minister Abdullahi Nor, on the other hand, claimed on Twitter that security forces had beaten al-Qaeda-linked insurgents.

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There have been no reports of casualties or fatalities as of yet.

 

Last week, a suicide bomber hit a minibus full of delegates participating in the country’s ongoing parliamentary elections, killing at least six people and injuring dozens of others.