October 2022 Beledweyne bombings

On 3 October 2022 in Beledweyne, Somalia, al-Shabaab used three car bombs to kill at least 20 people.[1]

At Lama-Galaay military base in Beledweyne, a city in Hiran, central Somalia, two car bombs were detonated at around 10:30 am.[1] During the afternoon, another car bomb exploded during its journey to the base.[1] The attacks killed twenty people, including the health minister of Hirshabelle Zakariye Hurre and Hiran's deputy governor for finance and security, Abukar Madey.[2] The bombings also injured 36 others.[3]

Jihadist group al-Shabaab claimed responsibility for the bombings.[1]

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  1. ^ a b c d "At Least 20 Killed in Central Somalia Blasts". VOA. Retrieved 4 October 2022.
  2. ^ Nor, Omar (3 October 2022). "Ten, including regional minister killed in Somalia attack". Shabelle Media Network. Retrieved 4 October 2022.
  3. ^ "Al-Shabab attack kills 20, wounds 36 in town in Somalia". AP NEWS. 3 October 2022. Retrieved 4 October 2022.