Somali government soldiers walk near the scene of a suicide car bomb explosion targeting peacekeeping troops in a convoy outside the capital Mogadishu September 8, 2014. REUTERS/Feisal Omar
Your feedback is important to us!
We invite all our readers to share with us their views and comments about this article.
Disclaimer: Comments submitted by third parties on this site are the sole responsibility of the individual(s) whose content is submitted. The Daily Star accepts no responsibility for the content of comment(s), including, without limitation, any error, omission or inaccuracy therein. Please note that your email address will NOT appear on the site.
Alert: If you are facing problems with posting comments, please note that you must verify your email with Disqus prior to posting a comment. follow this link to make sure your account meets the requirements. (http://bit.ly/vDisqus)
Somalia's al Shabaab militants denied on Monday that Ugandan authorities had foiled an attack by the group, after police in Uganda's capital seized explosives and suicide vests and arrested 19 people.Ugandan Information Minister Rose Namayanja told Reuters that Saturday's raid seized an extraordinary amount of explosives from a suspected al Shabaab cell that was planning an attack. Namayanja said the government believed the Kampala cell had links to al Shabaab, without elaborating.On Saturday, the U.S. Embassy in Uganda asked its citizens to seek safety, saying that local authorities had uncovered a "terrorist cell" run by al Shabaab, which the United States believed was preparing for an attack.
FOLLOW THIS ARTICLE