A mobile phone photo shows the scene of an attack on the outskirts of Beledweyne, the administrative town of Somalia’s Hirshabele state on Saturday. Photo: Xinhua
A mobile phone photo shows the scene of an attack on the outskirts of Beledweyne, the administrative town of Somalia’s Hirshabele state on Saturday. Photo: Xinhua
Africa

Al-Shabab extremists kill at least 20, burn food trucks in Somalia

  • Residents said the attack was in retaliation for a local mobilisation against the al-Qaeda-affiliated group that holds significant parts of Somalia
  • Al-Shabab confirmed the attack and claimed to have killed 20 locally mobilised militia members

A mobile phone photo shows the scene of an attack on the outskirts of Beledweyne, the administrative town of Somalia’s Hirshabele state on Saturday. Photo: Xinhua
A mobile phone photo shows the scene of an attack on the outskirts of Beledweyne, the administrative town of Somalia’s Hirshabele state on Saturday. Photo: Xinhua
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