At least 13 people have died and 19 others seriously injured from the twin blast that occurred near Aden Adde International airport in Somalia. The attack was targeted at the AMISOM base that is within vicinity.
The suicide bombing that was carried out by driving explosive laden vehicles through the entrance of the airport left most of the UN forces and security guards among the dead. This is according to Somali’s government spokesperson Abdifitah Omar Halane, speaking to a news outlet.
The Islamist militant group Al-Shabaab have since taken responsibility of the attack, they released a statement saying “Our Mujahedeen targeted Halane which is base to the foreign forces occupying our Muslim country. We have killed dozens of them.”
They terror group that describes itself as waging war against enemies of Islam constantly attacks AMISOM who are part of the peace- keeping mission in Somalia in their attempt to oust the UN-backed government.
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