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  • SOMALIA: A suicide bomber blew himself up in a restaurant near a police academy in Somalia’s capital Mogadishu. Six people died. Al Qaeda-allied Islamist group al Shabaab frequently carries out bombings in Somalia as part of its campaign to topple the central government.

SOURCE: REUTERS

 

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  • SOMALIA: A suicide bomber walked into a Mogadishu restaurant and blew himself up. Three people were killed. There was no immediate claim for the attack.

SOURCE: GLOBAL TIMES

 

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  • SOMALIA: Five Islamic extremists stormed the Elite Hotel (often frequented by politicians, journalists, civil society activists) in the Lido beach area of Mogadishu. Ten people were dead and five militants were killed, after Somalia’s security forces have put an end to the attack. Somalia’s homegrown Islamic extremist rebels, al-Shabab, who are allied to al-Qaida, have claimed responsibility for the attack.

SOURCE: DW

 

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  • SOMALIA: a suicide bomber blew himself in a bar close to Mogadishu port. At least two people died. The restaurant is popular with security officers and government officials who work in the nearby area, regularly targeted by Islamist militants. There was no claim of responsibility for the attack.

SOURCE: AFRICA NEWS  https://www.africanews.com/2020/08/03/at-least-two-dead-in-suspected-suicide-bombing-in-mogadishu/