A handout photo taken on June 10, 2016 and released by AMISOM shows an Ethiopian soldier serving under the African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) patroling in Halgan village, Hiran region. (AFP / AMISOM / Ilyas Hamed)
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)
A suicide bomber from Somalia's al-Shabaab insurgents killed 18 police officers and wounded 15 others on Thursday when he blew himself up inside the country's main police academy, the force's chief said.The assault is the latest in a decade-old battle by the extremists to overthrow Somalia's internationally-backed government.The attacker disguised himself in a police uniform to access the camp, Afrah said.On November 13, the Pentagon said U.S. forces had killed more than 40 al-Shabaab and Daesh (ISIS) fighters over four days.An operation against al-Shabaab camp on Nov. 21 killed more than 100 fighters, according to the U.S. Africa Command.
FOLLOW THIS ARTICLE