Monday, September 30, 2019

Al-Shabab Suicide Bomber And Gunmen Attack US Drone Base In Somalia. European Convoy Also Attacked

Italian and Somali security forces guarding the scene of the attack on an Italian military convoy in Mogadishu. Photograph: Feisal Omar/Reuters

Daily Mail: Al-Shabab suicide bomber and gunmen attack US drone base in Somalia at the same time as Italian peacekeepers are ambushed in Mogadishu

* Suicide bomber in a car blew themselves up at gate to Belidogle military base
* Gun attackers then flooded inside but have been pushed back, officers claimed
* Meanwhile suicide bomber also attacked convoy of Italian troops in the capital
* Blast missed the soldiers but injured several Somali citizens nearby

Al-Shabaab jihadis have launched twin attacks on US and Italian troops in Somalia.

A suicide bomber in a car blew himself up at the gates to a US drone base at Belidogle, in the south of the country, on Monday before gunmen swarmed inside.

Meanwhile a suicide bomber attempted to blow up a convoy of European Union peacekeepers in the capital Mogadishu.

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More News On Today's Al-Shabaab Attacks In Somalia

Extremists launch 2 attacks on military targets in Somalia -- ABC News/AP
Somali militants attack US drone base and European convoy -- The Guardian
US military base, Italian military convoy attacked in Somalia -- Al Jazeera
Somalia: Jihadists attack US Baledogle training base -- BBC
Somali attacks hit EU military convoy, US base -- DW
Car bomber hits US military base in Somalia -- The Hill

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