Al-Shabab claims killing 61 soldiers Somalia military attack

Somali security forces patrol the scene of a suicide car bomb blast on August 30, 2016 in Mogadishu. At least seven people were killed on August 30 when jihadists exploded a suicide car bomb outside a popular hotel close to the presidential palace in Somalia's capital Mogadishu. The Al-Qaeda aligned Shabaab jihadists claimed responsibility for the attack on the SYL hotel which was previously attacked in both February 2016 and January 2015. / AFP PHOTO / Mohamed ABDIWAHAB
Vastavam web: The al-Shabab extremist group is claiming the killing of at least 61 soldiers in an attack on a military base in Somalia’s semi autonomous state of Puntland. The al-Qaida-linked group claimed responsibility for today morning attack on the base in Af Urur, near the commercial hub of Bossaso. The extremist group also said it seized a large amount of weapons and ammunition and more than a dozen military vehicles.