Shabaab claim attack on UN compound

2013-06-19 12:58
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UN compound attacked in Somalia

Al-Qaeda linked group, Shabaab attacked a UN compound in Mogadishu, Somalia on Wednesday. See photos from the scene.

Mogadishu - Somalia's al-Qaeda linked Shabaab insurgents said on Wednesday they had attacked and shot their way into a key United Nations compound in the capital Mogadishu.

"Our commandos have attacked the UN compound... we set off an explosion and have entered the compound, where we are fighting with the infidel forces," a senior Shabaab official said. Their claims could not be immediately verified.


Read more on:    un  |  al-shabaab  |  al-qaeda  |  somalia  |  east africa

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