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Al Shabaab car bomb kills at least six in central Mogadishu

Al Shabaab car bomb kills at least six in central Mogadishu

At least six people were killed when a suicide car bomb struck a local government office in central Mogadishu on Sunday, destroying the building and a Quranic school opposite.

Three dead after bomb blast in centre of Somali capital

Three dead after bomb blast in centre of Somali capital

Police said a car bomb parked in front of a restaurant at the busy street of Maka al Mukaram had exploded.

Speeding car explodes in Somali capital after police shoot at it

Speeding car explodes in Somali capital after police shoot at it

Al Qaeda-linked al Shabaab have used car bombs to target government buildings in the capital.

Bombings in Somalia's capital wound 13

Bombings in Somalia's capital wound 13

At least 13 people were wounded on Saturday in a suicide car bombing near Somalia's presidential palace and another blast outside a police station close by in the capital, the emergency services said.

Four killed in Mogadishu car bomb attack

Four killed in Mogadishu car bomb attack

At least four people were killed on Sunday in a suicide car bomb attack in central Mogadishu, police and witnesses said.

At least 14 people killed in Mogadishu car bombing

At least 14 people killed in Mogadishu car bombing

Witnesses said the explosion was caused by a car bomb on one of the capital's busiest streets that was packed with people heading home from work.

Suicide bomber rams car into Somali military base

Suicide bomber rams car into Somali military base

A suicide bomber rammed a car into a Somali military base about 30 km northwest of the capital Mogadishu on Friday, killing one soldier, the military said.

Suicide car bomb detonates in Mogadishu, causing casualties: police

Suicide car bomb detonates in Mogadishu, causing casualties: police

Somalia's extremist group al Shabaab set off a suicide car bomb at a security checkpoint about 15 km (nine miles) outside the capital Mogadishu on Thursday, the group's spokesman and a police official told Reuters.

Death toll rises to 38 in Mogadishu bombings

Death toll rises to 38 in Mogadishu bombings

Two car bombings killed 38 people in the Somali capital Mogadishu on Friday, the city's main ambulance service told AFP on Saturday.

Somali military court sentences man to death for role in bombing

Somali military court sentences man to death for role in bombing

A Somali military court on Tuesday sentenced to death a man convicted of driving a truck bomb as part of a deadly attack that killed more than 500 people in the capital, Mogadishu, in October, the national news agency reported.

Somalia's al Shabaab denounces ex-spokesman as apostate

Somalia's al Shabaab denounces ex-spokesman as apostate

Somali al Shabaab militants, who have carried out frequent bombings in the capital, Mogadishu, said a former leader who defected to the government side was an apostate who could be killed.

Suicide bomber kills at least 13 in Somali capital

Suicide bomber kills at least 13 in Somali capital

Police spokesman Major Mohamed Hussein said the attacker, with explosives strapped to his body, infiltrated the General Kahiye Police Training Academy and struck during a police parade.