Al-Shabaab storm security training site in Somali capital

first_imgFour Islamist militants were killed on Sunday during an attack on a compound used by Somali national intelligence officials for training, the internal security ministry said, adding that the government did not suffer any casualties.“We foiled the attack. As you can see, these are the dead bodies of the four al Shabaab men who attacked this building,” said Mohamed Yusuf, internal security ministry spokesman, as the gunmen’s bullet-ridden bodies were displayed in front of media.Al Shabaab wants to topple a Western-backed government in Mogadishu and has in the past stepped up attacks during the Muslim fasting month of Ramadan, which began on Wednesday.The group on Saturday attacked a police post near the capital, killing eight officers.last_img

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