#StopTerrorists -> Al-Shabab Attack Outside Somali President’s Palace Kills 5 Soldiers

A car bomb attack claimed by al Shabab militants killed five soldiers outside the president’s palace in the Somali capital of Mogadishu and badly damaged two nearby hotels, police said.

Local media reported that gunfire could be heard after the explosion and a huge cloud of smoke could be seen above the president’s palace, outside which were the remnants of the car and splattered blood.

Al Shabab’s Radio Andaluz said that the group was behind the attack.

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