Al-Shabaab attack on Somalia military base claims 5 lives

Barely a day after a terrorist attack on the presidential palace and a popular hotel in Somalia was foiled, a new attack was launched on an army base in north of the capital Mogadishu, according to reports.

Five people were killed, and two injured in the Al-Shabaab attack on Hilweyne military base, on Wednesday evening.

Local sources said a military officer and four civilians died in the attack. The militants burned two vehicles but didn’t take any equipment as they vacated the base.

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