Al Jazeera: Al-Shabab claims twin suicide bombings in Somalia
Local government headquarters and emergency responders targeted in Galkayo, leaving at least 20 people dead.
At least 20 people have been killed and several others wounded in twin suicide blasts in the central Somali town of Galkayo, according to a Somali health official.
The first vehicle explosion on Sunday targeted the local government headquarters; the second targeted emergency services at the scene of the first blast.
"There were two huge bombs. The first one was a truck bomb, followed a minute or so [later] by another car bomb. My brother was injured at the scene," Halima Ismail, a local resident, told Reuters news agency.
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