2020 Mogadishu army base bombing

The August 2020 Mogadishu bombing was a suicide car bombing on 8 August 2020 at the gates of the 12th April Army Brigade military base close to the recently reopened Mogadishu sports stadium in the Warta Nabadda district of Mogadishu.[1][2] The attack killed at least eight people and wounded fourteen others.[3] The jihadist group al-Shabaab claimed responsibility for the attack.[4]

August 2020 Mogadishu bombing
Part of the Somali Civil War
LocationMogadishu, Somalia
Date8 August 2020
TargetMilitary base
Attack type
Suicide car bombing
Deaths8 (+1)

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References Edit

  1. ^ "Eight soldiers killed by al-Shabab suicide bomber in Mogadishu". Al Jazeera English.
  2. ^ "Several killed in attack at Somali military base". BBC News. 8 August 2020. Retrieved 10 August 2020.
  3. ^ "Blast Rocks Military Base in Somali Capital, at Least Eight Dead". 8 August 2020 – via The New York Times.
  4. ^ "Blast rocks military base in Somali capital, at least eight dead". Reuters. 8 August 2020.

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