On 21 August 2016, a double suicide bombing occurred in Galkayo, Mudug, Somalia.[1] It killed 20 people and injured another 30.[1] The first was a truck bombing which targeted local government headquarters in the city.[1] The second was a car bombing which targeted the emergency services responding to the first bombing.[1] Islamist group al-Shabaab claimed responsibility for the double bombing.[1]

Al-Shabaab also carried out mass murders in Galkayo on 26 November 2018[2] and 21 December 2019.[3]

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  1. ^ a b c d e Al-Shabaab claims double suicide bombing in Somalia
  2. ^ Somali terrorists kill leading imam and 17 worshippers
  3. ^ "Car Bomb Aimed At Somali Ground Forces Commander Kills 8 People". Bloomberg News. Archived from the original on 2019-12-22.