Al Qaeda-linked Al Shabab terrorist group claimed responsibility for the bombing that targeted a guest house hosting government officials in Bardena, 450 kilometres west of the capital Mogadishu.
At least eight people were killed and many wounded in heavy fighting in Somalia's breakaway region, medics say, weeks after local leaders declared their intention to rejoin federal Somalia, sparking deadly clashes.
Terror group storms house in northern district of Abdiaziz, leaving 10 civilians dead and three wounded, Somali government says.
Al Shabab claims responsibility for the attack on the Hawaadley military facility north of Mogadishu that also left 12 soldiers wounded.
Al Shabab terror group says its militants attacked the hotel Villa Rose, which is near the presidential palace in central Mogadishu, where a blast and gunfire were heard.
A security official confirms that a suicide bomber blew himself up near General Dhigobadan training camp in southern Mogadishu.
Somalia's defence ministry says at least 100 militants are killed in the central Hiran region.
Washington seeks to increase focus on exposing and disrupting terrorist financing networks in Africa, a senior US Treasury official says.
In a phone call with his Somalian counterpart Hassan Sheikh Mohamud, the Turkish president also expresses Türkiye's strong support for Somalia's fight against terrorism.
At hospitals and elsewhere, frantic relatives peeked under plastic sheeting and into body bags, looking for loved ones.
Leaders from the US, UK, Japan, France, Singapore, Italy and other rich countries react with shock and sadness after more than 150 people were killed in a crowd surge and stampede.
President Hassan Sheikh Mohamud announces latest death toll, a day after two cars packed with explosives were detonated minutes apart followed by gunfire in capital Mogadishu, causing mass casualties.
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