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Somalia: several dead in the attack on the main airport military base

Somalia: several dead in the attack on the main airport military base

A gunfight at the entrance to the international airport complex outside the Somali capital, Mogadishu, has left at least eight people dead, local media reported. Aden Adde International Airport hosts peacekeepers, the offices of UN organisations and diplomatic missions. According to a police spokesman, five of the dead were foreigners, …

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Somalia: army commander killed in clash between security forces

Somalia: army commander killed in clash between security forces

A senior commander in Somalia’s central Hiiran region has been killed during a clash between the country’s security forces, local media report. Haram’ad paramilitary unit officers had a scuffle with local police and the police chief was shot during the incident. The paramilitary officers had been deployed to Beledweyne district …

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