American troops descended on mountainous cave complex in northern Somalia, killing Bilal al Sudani and 10 other fighters, in a raid ordered by President Biden, officials say.
At least six people reported killed as Al Qaeda linked terror group claims responsibility for the assault on a regional government building, which also houses the mayor's office .
At least seven Somali soldiers were killed in the attack, which targeted a military camp in a town retaken by the army this week in a major offensive against the terror group. Türkiye issued a statement condemning the attack.
Al Shabab claims responsibility for the attack on the Hawaadley military facility north of Mogadishu that also left 12 soldiers wounded.
Government forces have taken the port town of Harardhere and nearby Galcad town in central Somalia in one of their most significant victories since launching an offensive last year.
The Al Shabab terror group has claimed responsibility for the attacks in Buuloburte and Jalaqsi.
Armed militant group Al Shabab has claimed responsibility for deadly blasts in Mahas town in central Hiran region.
The attack, claimed by Al Shabab, took place in the Hiran region of central Somalia, where a major offensive was launched several months ago against the Al Qaeda-linked group.
Protesters in Lasanod, the administrative capital of Sool, have been demanding the expulsion of Somaliland security forces and for the town to be handed over to Puntland authorities.
UNICEF says around 20.2 million children are under the threat of severe hunger, thirst and disease as climate crisis, conflict, global inflation and grain shortages devastate the region.
UN agency says that of the total number of children of Africa facing hunger, nearly two million across Ethiopia, Kenya, and Somalia require urgent treatment for severe acute malnutrition.
The government, backed by AU troops and clan militias, says it has killed around 700 members of Al Shabab and recaptured scores of settlements as part of a months-long campaign.
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