Somalia: At Least 15 Killed in Gun Battle at Gov’t Bldg

HeadlineMar 25, 2019

In Somalia, at least 15 people died after a Saturday gun battle between security forces and al-Shabab militants at an official government building in the capital Mogadishu. The al-Shabab fighters detonated a car bomb outside the building before storming the ministries of labor and public works. Among the dead was the deputy minister of labor and social affairs, Saqar Ibrahim Abdalla.

Topics:
The original content of this program is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-No Derivative Works 3.0 United States License. Please attribute legal copies of this work to democracynow.org. Some of the work(s) that this program incorporates, however, may be separately licensed. For further information or additional permissions, contact us.

Non-commercial news needs your support

We rely on contributions from our viewers and listeners to do our work.
Please do your part today.
Make a donation
Up arrowTop