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Al-Shabab Claims Attacks in Mogadishu and Kenya, Killing at Least 18 People

HeadlineJun 17, 2019

In Somalia, a car bombing Saturday near a checkpoint at the presidential palace in Mogadishu killed at least eight people and wounded another 25. The militant group al-Shabab claimed responsibility for the attack. Al-Shabab also claimed responsibility for the death of 10 Kenyan police officers who were killed Saturday after their vehicle struck an improvised explosive device near the border with Somalia.

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