Somali Rebels Mount Brazen Attack

Somali Rebels Mount Brazen Attack
  • There was an attack on the national Parliament by Somalia’s al-Shabab rebels.
  • The Complex attack ended after more than four hours by Somali security forces and African Union troops.
  • Police claim 10 people died but media claim 20 including 8 8attackers.
  • Al-Shabab militants, the Al-Qaeda-linked group fighting to overthrow Somalia’s internationally-backed government, stormed in central Mogadishu while MPs were meeting inside.
  • Prime Minister Abdiweli Sheikh Ahmed praised the swift response of Somali National Army and AMISOM security forces.
  • Terrorists have again shown that they are against Somalis.These despicable actions are not a demonstration of the true Islamic faith.
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Exams Perspective:

  1. Al Shabab Terror Group
  3. Terrorism in Somalia