Al Shabaab fighters attack Somalia police HQ after twin bombings

A Somali military officer carries his gun as he secures the scene of a suicide car bombing near Somalia's presidential palace in Mogadishu, Somalia July 7, 2018. REUTERS/Feisal Omar

MOGADISHU (Reuters) – Militants from Somalia’s al Shabaab group stormed a government building housing the security and interior ministries on Saturday after twin bombings wounded at least 17 people nearby in central Mogadishu. A Reuters witness saw a heavy exchange of gunfire outside the building, which is also used by police. Smoke drifted from burning […]

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