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Somalia: General killed in Mogadishu car-bomb attack

A Somali general and several bodyguards have been killed after their military convoy was hit by a suicide car-bomb blast that was claimed by the hard-line Al-Shabab group.

General Mohamed Roble Jimale, also known as “Goobaanle”, and several Somali soldiers died in the attack in Somalia’s capital on Sunday, police colonel Abdikadir Farah told Reuters news agency.

“There was a heavy blast caused by a car loaded with explosives alongside the industrial road, several members of the military were killed in the incident including a senior commander,” security official Abdiaziz Mohamed to AFP news agency.

Source: Aljazeera

 

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