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#Mogadishu

# mogadishu - Last week 27th November 2022 - 3rd December 2022

At least four dead in hotel siege in Somalia's capital Mogadishu
# Al-Shabaab
# Al-Shabaab

At least four dead in hotel siege in Somalia's capital Mogadishu

Nov 28th 2022, 8:52 AM 6,886 Views 0 Comments

Al-Shabaab, a militant group affiliated with Al-Qaeda, has claimed responsibility for the attack.

# mogadishu - This year 2022

At least 100 people killed by two car bombings in Somalian capital
# Mogadishu
# Mogadishu

At least 100 people killed by two car bombings in Somalian capital

Oct 30th 2022, 10:35 AM 8,316 Views 0 Comments

The president, prime minister and other senior officials were meeting to discuss efforts to combat violent extremism.

Death toll in Somalia hotel siege climbs to 21
# Hotel Siege
# Hotel Siege

Death toll in Somalia hotel siege climbs to 21

Aug 21st 2022, 12:35 PM 9,120 Views 2 Comments

21 people have died and 117 have been wounded in the assault that began on Friday evening and lasted over a day.

# mogadishu - All time

Death toll rises to 78 after truck bomb explodes during rush hour in Somali capital
# Mogadishu
# Mogadishu

Death toll rises to 78 after truck bomb explodes during rush hour in Somali capital

Dec 28th 2019, 1:03 PM 14,722 Views 14 Comments

Mayor Omar Mohamud Mohamed said that university students were among those killed.

At least 20 people killed in Somalia truck bombing
# Mogadishu
# Mogadishu

At least 20 people killed in Somalia truck bombing

Oct 14th 2017, 6:48 PM 6,192 Views 7 Comments

Government security official Mohamed Aden said that bombing took place in a busy part of the city.

Eleven people killed as gunmen hold hostages at Somali city restaurant
# Pizza House
# Pizza House

Eleven people killed as gunmen hold hostages at Somali city restaurant

Jun 14th 2017, 10:08 PM 9,469 Views 5 Comments

The attack began when a car bomb exploded outside a Pizza House restaurant in the Somali capital of Mogadishu.

At least 11 people killed in 'horrific' bombing at busy Somali market
# Mogadishu
# Mogadishu

At least 11 people killed in 'horrific' bombing at busy Somali market

Nov 26th 2016, 1:26 PM 5,947 Views 10 Comments

The death toll is likely to rise.

At least 19 dead after bomb blast in Somalian seaside resort
# Shebab
# Shebab

At least 19 dead after bomb blast in Somalian seaside resort

Jan 22nd 2016, 7:53 AM 7,841 Views 17 Comments

After a huge explosion, gunmen burst into the restaurant yesterday evening as diners were sitting down for their evening meal.

16 dead following al-Shabab attack in Somalia's main court complex
# Mogadishu
# Mogadishu

16 dead following al-Shabab attack in Somalia's main court complex

Apr 14th 2013, 5:45 PM 3,410 Views 28 Comments

The preliminary death includes all nine attackers.

Captors kill hostage in Somalia during French raid
# Rescue Attempt
# Rescue Attempt

Captors kill hostage in Somalia during French raid

Jan 12th 2013, 10:53 AM 6,474 Views 11 Comments

The hostage, known as Denis Allex, had been captured in 2009.

Ireland to provide €3 million in vital aid to Somalia
# Aid
# Aid

Ireland to provide €3 million in vital aid to Somalia

Jul 29th 2012, 2:41 PM 4,552 Views 93 Comments

Eamon Gilmore announced the funding during a trip to the capital Mogadishu today.

Bomb attack targets packed refugee camp in Somali capital
# Somalia
# Somalia

Bomb attack targets packed refugee camp in Somali capital

Jan 19th 2012, 4:00 PM 1,342 Views 2 Comments

Two people have died in the explosion which occurred shortly after a UN and media visit.

MSF "deeply shocked" by staff killings
# Somalia
# Somalia

MSF "deeply shocked" by staff killings

Dec 30th 2011, 11:40 AM 1,968 Views 0 Comments

The staff members were killed in Mogadishu yesterday. MSF has said today that some staff members are to be relocated from the compound there for security reasons.

Two Doctors Without Borders staff "shot by fellow employee"
# Somalia
# Somalia

Two Doctors Without Borders staff "shot by fellow employee"

Dec 29th 2011, 5:44 PM 3,309 Views 2 Comments

The incident involved a disgruntled former employee and took place in the Somali capital of Mogadishu today.

Somali militants ban 16 aid groups and UN agencies
# Somalia
# Somalia

Somali militants ban 16 aid groups and UN agencies

Nov 29th 2011, 8:48 AM 1,222 Views 11 Comments

The Islamist group has banned Concern, UNICEF, the World Health Organization and UNHCR – amongst others – from operating in the country, where 250,000 people face the immediate risk of starvation.

Car bomb hits Somali capital Mogadishu
# Somalia
# Somalia

Car bomb hits Somali capital Mogadishu

Oct 18th 2011, 3:24 PM 229 Views 0 Comments

This is the second bombing in Mogadishu in the past month. People have been leaving the city in droves (pictured) in recent weeks.

Somali children given guns and grenades in radio contest
# Somalia
# Somalia

Somali children given guns and grenades in radio contest

Sep 21st 2011, 11:44 AM 742 Views 7 Comments

Islamist group al-Shabab gave the prizes to children aged between ten and 17 after testing them on their knowledge of the Koran.

750,000 Somalis now at risk of death from famine - UN
# Horn Of Africa
# Horn Of Africa

750,000 Somalis now at risk of death from famine - UN

Sep 5th 2011, 10:14 AM 254 Views 1 Comment

The UN says a fourth region in southern Somalia is now suffering from famine – meaning half of the south is now in crisis.

WFP investigating serious food aid theft in Somalia
# Somalia
# Somalia

WFP investigating serious food aid theft in Somalia

Aug 15th 2011, 5:10 PM 428 Views 0 Comments

Families at makeshift camps say that once photographers leave, they are forced to hand over their food aid.

Somali children reportedly recruited by extremists
# Somalia
# Somalia

Somali children reportedly recruited by extremists

Aug 11th 2011, 4:19 PM 384 Views 1 Comment

The United Nations has warned that children are being targeted for recruitment by the Somali militant group who are working to overthrow the country’s unstable government.

Seven shot dead during food distribution in Mogadishu
# Somalia
# Somalia

Seven shot dead during food distribution in Mogadishu

Aug 5th 2011, 2:56 PM 312 Views 0 Comments

Reports from Somalia say that seven people died after looting broke out at a World Food Programme distribution point in the capital.

After two years UN aid delivered to Islamist areas of Somalia
# East Africa
# East Africa

After two years UN aid delivered to Islamist areas of Somalia

Jul 17th 2011, 11:40 AM 180 Views 1 Comment

It’s the first time aid has been delivered to some parts of the country in two years

More than 50 peacekeepers killed in Somalia fighting
# Somalia
# Somalia

More than 50 peacekeepers killed in Somalia fighting

Mar 4th 2011, 3:55 PM 583 Views 0 Comments

African Union peacekeepers have been fighting insurgents linked to Al-Qaeda in the war torn African country.

Suicide car bomb kills six in Mogadishu
# Somalia
# Somalia

Suicide car bomb kills six in Mogadishu

Feb 21st 2011, 11:38 AM 336 Views 0 Comments

At least half a dozen people, including children, have been killed in a suicide attack in the Somali capital

Bomb attack on Somali airport
# Somalia
# Somalia

Bomb attack on Somali airport

Sep 9th 2010, 2:43 PM 113 Views 0 Comments

Mortar attack kills 4 peacekeepers
# Somali Islamists
# Somali Islamists

Mortar attack kills 4 peacekeepers

Aug 31st 2010, 3:04 PM 680 Views 0 Comments

Four Ugandan peacekeepers have died following Somali Islamist group al-Shabab mortaring the presidential palace.